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Update from New Mexico

The new state science standards proposed in New Mexico — which omit references to evolution, human responsibility for climate change, and the age of the earth — are attracting scrutiny and criticism across the state.

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NCSE Board Elects New President, Adds Two New Members

At a recent meeting of NCSE's board of directors, Kenneth R. Miller was elected as president, replacing Francisco J. Ayala, whose term on the board expired.

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Congratulations to Michael E. Mann

NCSE is delighted to congratulate Michael E. Mann on receiving the James Shea Award for 2017. Presented by the National Association of Geoscience Teachers, the award honors "exceptional contributions in the form of writing and/or editing of Earth science materials (broadly construed) that are of interest to the general public and/or teachers of Earth science."

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Help wanted: Director of Development

NCSE is seeking to hire a Director of Development. 

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Congratulations to Eugenie C. Scott

Described as an "award-winning scholar and champion of science," NCSE's founding executive director Eugenie C. Scott received an honorary degree from Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky, at the university's Academic Convocation on  September 15, 2017.

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Shenanigans in New Mexico

"New Mexico's Public Education Department unveiled proposed teaching standards ... that critics say would omit references to evolution, rising global temperatures and the age of Earth from the state's science curriculum," reports the Albuquerque Journal (September 16, 2017).

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Looking Back at Election 2016, Part 2

W.R. Elsberry's The Austringer - Sat, 2017-09-09 08:21
The Washington Post had an article by Callum Borchers about Bernie Sanders on Stephen Colbert’s TV show, where Colbert is
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Looking Back at Election 2016

W.R. Elsberry's The Austringer - Sat, 2017-09-09 06:16
Recent items about Hillary Clinton reflecting on the 2016 campaign caused me to look back at things said way back
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What young people around the world think about climate change

Around the world, there is a high level of acceptance of anthropogenic climate change on the part of people under the age of thirty, according to the latest Global Shaper Survey, conducted by the World Economic Forum.

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Climate change education in New York

As New York begins its transition to a new set of state science standards (PDF) that contain climate change, the New York State School Boards Association issued a new report, "When Politics Enters the Classroom: Teaching Climate Change in Schools" (PDF), to prepare school leaders and educators for the changes and challenges ahead.

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Creationist kerfuffle in South Korea

Park Seong-jin, nominated to head the newly created ministry of small and medium venture business in South Korea, is in the news on account of his affliation with the Korea Association for Creation Research, reports the Korea Times (August 29, 2017).

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Sanders, Clinton, and Voter Defection

W.R. Elsberry's The Austringer - Sat, 2017-08-26 16:46
My social media got lit up with posts about how there were enough people who voted for Bernie Sanders in
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Need a speaker?

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.

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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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