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Antievolution bills die in committee, Texas science standards change

By |2019-03-12T18:26:34-04:00December 30th, 2008|Blog|

Two antievolution bills in Michigan died in committee on December 19th. The Michigan bills were modeled after the Louisiana Science Education Act which passed in June 2008. According to the National Center for Science Education: If enacted, the [Michigan] bills would have required state and local administrators “to create an environment within public elementary and secondary schools that encourages pupils [...]

2nd Amendment: Censored evolution editorial was plagiarized

By |2019-03-12T18:27:32-04:00December 15th, 2008|Blog|

We left for the weekend with a piece on a student's editorial that was pulled from the school paper. From the student's perspective, and from the principal's response, it seemed the article was pulled because it defended evolution and failed to mention creationism. Unfortunately, as reported today in the Roanoke Times, the article was plagiarized. According to the editorial, the [...]