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NCSE Board Elects New President, Adds Two New Members

Mon, 2017-09-25 20:34

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

Fri, 2017-09-22 20:54

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

Fri, 2017-09-22 18:07

NCSE is seeking to hire a Director of Development. 

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Congratulations to Eugenie C. Scott

Wed, 2017-09-20 21:40

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

Tue, 2017-09-19 19:09

"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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New state science standards in Nebraska

Fri, 2017-09-08 19:53

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What young people around the world think about climate change

Tue, 2017-09-05 21:00

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

Fri, 2017-09-01 20:46

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

Tue, 2017-08-29 18:59

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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Need a speaker?

Tue, 2017-08-22 20:33

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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Science standards advance in Idaho

Fri, 2017-08-11 17:46

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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Update from Nebraska

Wed, 2017-08-09 21:53

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Climate change education in Colorado

Fri, 2017-07-28 08:00

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A legislative round-up in BioScience

Mon, 2017-07-24 23:06

"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

Fri, 2017-07-21 18:00

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

Wed, 2017-07-19 15:06

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

Mon, 2017-07-10 20:04

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

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