News. Latest headlines regarding the fight for science education.

Private school scholarships "a boon to creationism"?

Private school scholarship programs "have been twisted to benefit private schools at the expense of the neediest children," according to The New York Times (May 22, 2012) — and part of the problem involves the teaching of creationism.

Polling evolution in New Jersey

A bare majority of New Jerseyans accept evolution, according to a new poll from Monmouth University and the Asbury Park Press.

Antievolution legislation dies in Missouri

When the Missouri legislature adjourned on May 18, 2012, both antievolution bills in the House of Representatives died in committee.

Credit-for-creationism scheme dies in Alabama

When the last day of the regular legislative session of the Alabama legislature ended on May 16, 2012, a bill that would have established a credit-for-creationism scheme died.

NGSS, take one

The first public draft of the Next Generation Science Standards is available on-line — and your feedback is invited.