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NCSE Evolution Education Update for 2011/03/11

(by NCSE Deputy Director Glenn Branch)

Dear Friends of NCSE,

A busy week, with a new "intelligent design" bill in Texas, threats
against a British imam over his acceptance of evolution, a new
antievolution bill in Florida, a discussion of "Evolution Abroad" in
Scientific American, and the apparent death of the second
antievolution bill in Oklahoma.

NCSE Evolution Education Update for 2011/03/04

(by NCSE Deputy Director Glenn Branch)

Dear Friends of NCSE,

Opposition to Tennessee's House Bill 368 is mounting. In the meantime,
Scientific American offers a detailed report on new challenges for
evolution education, and NCSE presents a sample chapter from a new
biology textbook, Principles of Life.

NCSE Evolution Education Update for 2011/02/25

(by NCSE Deputy Director Glenn Branch)

Dear Friends of NCSE,

Plenty of news from statehouses around the country, with antievolution
bills voted down or tabled in Oklahoma and New Mexico, but a new bill
in Tennessee.

NCSE Evolution Education Update for 2011/02/18

(by NCSE Deputy Director Glenn Branch)

Dear Friends of NCSE,

A Darwin Day resolution is introduced in Congress. The documentary
Kansas vs. Darwin is freely available on-line for a limited time. In
Mount Vernon, Ohio, a controversy involving creationism promises to
continue to linger, with a complaint filed by John Freshwater. And the
sixth antievolution bill of 2011 makes its appearance, in Tennessee.

NCSE Evolution Education Update for 2011/02/11

(by NCSE Deputy Director Glenn Branch)

Dear Friends of NCSE,

A creationist publisher's plans to submit "intelligent design"
material for approval in Texas are revealed. Plus the philosopher
Ernan McMullin is dead; the Hechinger Report addresses "The evolution
of teaching evolution"; NCSE launches a new multimedia page; and Bill
Nye "The Science Guy" affirms, "The main idea in all of biology is
evolution." And, of course, a further reminder about Darwin Day and
Evolution Weekend.

NCSE Evolution Education Update for 2011/02/04

(by NCSE Deputy Director Glenn Branch)

Dear Friends of NCSE,

A new antievolution bill in New Mexico. Additionally, a preview of
David N. Reznick's The Origin Then and Now; a retreat by a creationist
textbook publisher in Texas; and a reminder about Darwin Day and
Evolution Weekend.

NCSE Evolution Education Update for 2011/01/28

(by NCSE Deputy Director Glenn Branch)

Dear Friends of NCSE,

A column in Science deplores "a pervasive reluctance of teachers to
forthrightly explain evolutionary biology." Meanwhile, teachers in
Illinois add their voice for evolution, Darwin Day and Evolution
Weekend are approaching, and the publisher of creationist textbooks
indicates its plans to submit supplementary materials for state
approval in Texas.

NCSE Evolution Education Update for 2011/01/21

(by NCSE Deputy Director Glenn Branch)

Dear Friends of NCSE,

Not one but two new antievolution bills in Oklahoma, a column by
NCSE's Steven Newton in the Christian Science Monitor, a settlement in
the Gaskell case, a new antievolution bill in Missouri, and two
criticisms of the proposed ark park in the newsletter of the Kentucky
Academy of Science.

NCSE Evolution Education Update for 2011/01/14

(by NCSE Deputy Director Glenn Branch)

Dear Friends of NCSE,

The Mount Vernon, Ohio, science teacher accused of teaching
creationism was officially fired. Church & State reviews the
developments in the creationism/evolution controversy in the five
years since Kitzmiller. And a preview of In the Light of Evolution:
Essays from the Laboratory and Field.

NCSE Evolution Education Update for 2011/01/07

(by NCSE Deputy Director Glenn Branch)

Dear Friends of NCSE,

A classic creationism/evolution debate from 1981 is now available.
Plus the first antievolution bill of the year surfaces in Kentucky,
and developments in a lawsuit involving a North Carolina teacher who
claims she was punished over evolution.

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