2011

Announcing the UpChucky award for 2010

Not content only to honor those who have valiantly defended the teaching of evolution in the public schools with its annual Friend of Darwin award (presented for 2010 to Niles Eldredge), NCSE also presents the annual UpChucky, bestowed on the most noisome creationist of the year.

Antievolution bills in Tennessee advance

Tennessee's House Bill 368 was passed by the House Education Committee on March 29, 2011, and referred to the House Calendar and Rules Committee, while its counterpart, Senate Bill 893, is scheduled to be discussed by the Senate Education Committee on March 30, 2011.

Antievolution bill in New Mexico dies

New Mexico's House Bill 302 died in committee on March 19, 2011, when the legislative session ended.

A preview of Berkman and Plutzer

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Michael Berkman and Eric Plutzer's Evolution, Creationism, and the Battle to Control America's Classrooms (Cambridge University Press, 2010).

Creationism in the Alabama standards?

A spokesperson for the Alabama Department of Education claims that creationism is presented in the state education standards.

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