05.26.2009

Senate Bill 873, introduced in the South Carolina Senate on May 21, 2009, and referred to the Senate Committee on Education, would, if enacted, require the state board of education to "examine all curriculum in use in this State that purports to teach students about the origins of mankind to determine whether the curriculum maintains neutrality toward religion."

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05.26.2009
Eugenie C. ScottEugenie C. Scott

NCSE's executive director Eugenie C. Scott is to be the first recipient of the Stephen Jay Gould Prize, awarded annually by the Society for the Study of Evolution "to recognize individuals whose sustained and exemplary efforts have advanced public understanding of evolutionary science and its importance in biology, education, and everyday life in the spirit of Stephen Jay Gould."

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05.22.2009

With the adjournment of the Oklahoma House of Representatives on May 22, 2009, House Resolutions 1014 and 1015, attacking Richard Dawkins, are presumably dead.

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05.22.2009

NCSE's executive director Eugenie C. Scott will discuss the significance of Ida, the 47-million-year-old primate fossil dominating the headlines, on the Culture Shocks radio show on May 26, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. EST.

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05.21.2009
Joshua RosenauJoshua Rosenau

Writing in Seed, NCSE's Joshua Rosenau explains what the new Texas state science standards mean for science education nationwide.

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