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07.03.2017

The decision to remove evolution from Turkey's national curriculum is going to be challenged in court, according to the Hurriyet Daily News (July 2, 2017).

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07.03.2017

Florida's new law making it easier for creationists and climate change deniers to harass their local school districts continues to be in the news. 

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06.28.2017

Florida's House Bill 989, aimed at empowering Floridians to object to the use of specific instructional materials in the public schools, was signed into law by Governor Rick Scott on June 26, 2017, according to the Tampa Bay Times (June 26, 2017). 

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06.26.2017

SSR logoNCSE is delighted to congratulate Laura A. Bankers, a graduate student in the department of biology at the University of Iowa, and her colleagues for winning the 2017 Thomas Henry Huxley Award from the Society for the Study of Evolution, in recognition of their work with NCSE's Science Booster Club program

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06.26.2017

Atmosphere of Hope coverNCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Tim Flannery's Atmosphere of Hope: Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis (Grove Press, 2015).

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06.23.2017

"Darwin's theory of evolution has been excluded from the most recent draft of Turkey's new national curriculum," reports the Hurriyet Daily News (June 22, 2017). 

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06.20.2017

Bob Melton

NCSE is delighted to congratulate Bob Melton on receiving the Jack Renner Distinguished Service to Oklahoma Science Education Award from the Oklahoma Science Teachers Association.

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06.19.2017

Naomi OreskesNCSE is delighted to congratulate Michael E. Mann on receiving the Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication for 2017. Presented by Climate One, a project of the Commonwealth Club of California, the award is "given to a natural or social scientist who has made extraordinary scientific contributions and communicated that knowledge to a broad public in a clear and compelling fashion."

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06.14.2017

CNN logoA story from CNN (June 14, 2017) discusses "the confusion that the climate change issue has presented to many schools across the country.

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