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Another Wall Street Journal Op-Ed, Another Poseur Exposed

W.R. Elsberry's The Austringer - Mon, 2017-08-14 12:49
The Wall Street Journal published an op-ed by Dan Nidess expressing concern over a universal basic income. The WSJ Opinion
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Science standards advance in Idaho

At its August 10, 2017, meeting, the Idaho state board of education gave preliminary approval to a new set of state science standards, reports Idaho Education News (August 10, 2017).

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Anybody Up for Paying $40 to Visit a Theme Park Valued at $10?

W.R. Elsberry's The Austringer - Tue, 2017-07-25 03:57
I will note here that Answers In Genesis has accomplished the second sale of its Ark Encounter theme park near
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A legislative round-up in BioScience

"In statehouses around the country, the 2017 legislative session saw a flurry of attacks on science education," according to a story in the August 2017 issue of BioScience, published by the American Institute of Biological Sciences. 

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A glimpse of Teaching Evolution in a Creation Nation

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Adam Laats and Harvey Siegel's Teaching Evolution in a Creation Nation (University of Chicago Press, 2016). 

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A video welcome to NCSE

NCSE is pleased to announce a new video welcome, featuring executive director Ann Reid explaining NCSE's mission to defend the integrity of science education against ideological interference.

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Welcome, Brad Hoge

NCSE is pleased to announce that Brad Hoge has joined the NCSE staff as Director of Teacher Support.

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Climate Change in the American Mind: May 2017

Seven in ten Americans think that global warming is happening, and almost three in five think that, if it is happening, it is mostly owing to human activity, but only about one in eight know that nearly all climate scientists agree that global warming is happening as a result of human activity. Those were among the key findings of Climate Change in the American Mind: May 2017 (PDF).

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RNCSE 37:3 now on-line

NCSE is pleased to announce that the latest issue of Reports of the National Center for Science Education is now available on-line. 

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A legal challenge to Turkey's nixing evolution?

The decision to remove evolution from Turkey's national curriculum is going to be challenged in court, according to the Hurriyet Daily News (July 2, 2017).

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Update from Florida

Florida's new law making it easier for creationists and climate change deniers to harass their local school districts continues to be in the news. 

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Florida's antiscience bill becomes law

Florida's House Bill 989, aimed at empowering Floridians to object to the use of specific instructional materials in the public schools, was signed into law by Governor Rick Scott on June 26, 2017, according to the Tampa Bay Times (June 26, 2017). 

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NCSE staff share in the Huxley Award

NCSE is delighted to congratulate Laura A. Bankers, a graduate student in the department of biology at the University of Iowa, and her colleagues for winning the 2017 Thomas Henry Huxley Award from the Society for the Study of Evolution, in recognition of their work with NCSE's Science Booster Club program

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A preview of Atmosphere of Hope

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Tim Flannery's Atmosphere of Hope: Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis (Grove Press, 2015).

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Evolution nixed in Turkey

"Darwin's theory of evolution has been excluded from the most recent draft of Turkey's new national curriculum," reports the Hurriyet Daily News (June 22, 2017). 

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Neural Nets and the Passage of Time

W.R. Elsberry's The Austringer - Thu, 2017-06-22 05:52
Thirty years ago, Diane and I were engaged in a madcap dash across the country, a 25-hour road-trip from our
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Congratulations to Bob Melton

NCSE is delighted to congratulate Bob Melton on receiving the Jack Renner Distinguished Service to Oklahoma Science Education Award from the Oklahoma Science Teachers Association.

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