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Creationism (general)
Bill
03.22.2016

New Mexico 2011 HB302

State: New Mexico Date introduced: February 01, 2011 Main sponsor: Thomas A. Anderson Bill Number: HB302 Bill Title: Protection from certain scientific topics Current Status: Assigned to House Education committee, tabled in committee 2/18; Died in commitee, 3/18

 

Text as introduced HOUSE BILL 302 50TH LEGISLATURE - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - FIRST SESSION, 2011 INTRODUCED BY Thomas A. Anderson AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC EDUCATION; PROVIDING FOR PROTECTION OF TEACHERS AND STUDENTS REGARDING THE TEACHING OF CONTROVERSIAL SCIENTIFIC TOPICS. BE IT ENACTED BY THE

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Creationism (general)
Bill
03.21.2016

New Mexico 2009 SB433

State: New Mexico Date introduced: February 02, 2009 Main sponsor: Kent L. Cravens Bill Number: SB433 Current Status: Committee took no action before legislative session ended


AN ACT
RELATING TO PUBLIC EDUCATION; REQUIRING PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO ALLOW
TEACHERS TO TEACH ALL RELEVANT SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION WHEN
TEACHING THEORIES OF BIOLOGICAL ORIGINS.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
Section 1. A new section of the Public School Code is
enacted to read:
"[
NEW MATERIAL
] TEACHING OF BIOLOGICAL

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Creationism (general)
Bill
03.18.2016

New Mexico, 2007 - HB 506

State: New Mexico Date introduced: January 21, 2007 Main sponsor: W. C. "Dub" Williams Bill Number: HB 506 Current Status: Postponed indefinitely in committee; legislative session ended

A stripped-down academic freedom act. Focuses on "biological origins," rather than the more typical list.

HOUSE BILL 506

48TH LEGISLATURE - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - FIRST SESSION, 2007

INTRODUCED BY W. C. "Dub" Williams

AN ACT

RELATING TO PUBLIC EDUCATION; PROVIDING FOR SCHOOL SCIENCE CONTENT STANDARDS AND RULES REGARDING THE TEACHING OF THEORIES OF BIOLOGICAL

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Creationism (general)
Bill
03.18.2016

New Mexico, 2007 - SB 371

State: New Mexico Date introduced: January 21, 2007 Main sponsor: Steve Komadina Bill Number: SB 371 Current Status: Postponed indefinitely in committee; legislative session ended

A stripped-down academic freedom act. Focuses on "biological origins," rather than the more typical list.

SENATE BILL 371 48TH LEGISLATURE - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - FIRST SESSION, 2007 INTRODUCED BY Steve Komadina AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC EDUCATION; PROVIDING FOR SCHOOL SCIENCE CONTENT STANDARDS AND RULES REGARDING THE TEACHING OF THEORIES OF BIOLOGICAL ORIGINS. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE

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Endorsement
12.16.2015

New Mexico Coalition for Excellence in Science and Math Education

The Coalition for Excellence in Science and Math Education (CESE) has been directly involved in the promotion of the teaching of the Theory of Evolution since 1997. CESE encourages and supports all efforts to promote sound science teaching and curriculum in American Public schools while opposing any attempt to undermine that purpose.

CESE recognizes that the United States of America is severely underperforming compared with the rest of the industrialized nations of the world in science, math and engineering education and literacy. The scientific literacy of the general American

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Number of views: 657
Endorsement
12.16.2015

University of New Mexico History Department

The faculty of the History Department at the University of New Mexico objects to the new Content Standards in Science for New Mexico's public schools (K-12), adopted by the State Board of Education (SBE) in August 1996. Our objection centers on

The Standard's deletion of all specific references to biological evolution
The Standard's encouragement to teach alternative theories through "critical scientific analysis of theories of biological origin based on direct observations, investigations, or historical data that accounts for the present form and function of objects,

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Number of views: 737