National Center for Science Education
South Dakota's Senate Bill 55, introduced on January 11, 2017, and referred to the Senate Education Committee, appears to be the first antiscience bill of the year.
It's time to dust off your Darwin costume again: less than a month remains before Darwin Day 2016!
The eminent scholar of religion Huston Smith died on December 30, 2016, at the age of 97, according to The New York Times (January 1, 2017).
As the only national organization that is wholly dedicated to defending the teaching of evolution and climate change in the public schools, NCSE is the perfect place to find someone to speak to your organization or university about issues relevant to evolution and climate education and attacks on either or both.
NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Sean B. Carroll's The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why It Matters (Princeton University Press, 2016).
NCSE's executive director Ann Reid was featured in Scientific American's report "Trump's First 100 Days: Science Education and Schools" (December 5, 2016).