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New Challenges for Evolution Education

Five years after the Dover trial pushed intelligent design out of public school classrooms, how has evolution instruction fared?

Texas Messes with History

Texas Messes with History

Long a proponent of including nonscientific creationism in the biology curriculum, the Texas State Board of Education last week further illustrated its willingness to sacrifice accuracy for ideology by excluding Thomas Jefferson from a list of influential historical figures. Steve Mirsky reports

March 15, 2010
Teachers Fail Evolution Education

Teachers Fail Evolution Education

Only a minority of high school teachers are effectively educating students about evolution, with many expressing personal views rather than the assigned curriculum. John Rennie comments

January 28, 2011
Science Societies Urge Education

Science Societies Urge Education

A consortium of scientific societies wants the scientific community to get more involved in science education, including evolution--before it's too late. Steve Mirsky reports.

January 3, 2008
The Latest Face of Creationism in the Classroom

The Latest Face of Creationism in the Classroom

Creationists who want religious ideas taught as scientific fact in public schools continue to adapt to courtroom defeats by hiding their true aims under ever-changing guises

January 1, 2009 — Glenn Branch and Eugenie C. Scott
Texas vote moves evolution to the top of the class

Texas vote moves evolution to the top of the class

The Texas Board of Education voted today by a 13-to-2 margin to change controversial language in the state's curriculum, making it harder for creationism to creep into public classrooms.

March 27, 2009 — Katherine Harmon
Down with Evolution!

Down with Evolution!

Creationists are changing state educational standards

March 1, 2002 — Rodger Doyle
Happy 200th Birthday, Charles Darwin

Happy 200th Birthday, Charles Darwin

The evolution of the most powerful idea in science, originated by a man who was born in Shrewsbury, England, on February 12, 1809. Here's how Darwin's theory survives, thrives and reshapes the world

February 11, 2009
Creationism Vs. Evolution

Creationism Vs. Evolution

The controversy over evolution rages on. Win all your debates against creationists with the science in our special report.

September 10, 2008

Should Science Speak to Faith?

Two prominent defenders of science exchange their views on how scientists ought to approach religion and its followers

July 1, 2007 — Lawrence M. Krauss and Richard Dawkins
New Challenges for Evolution Education

Five years after the Dover trial pushed intelligent design out of public school classrooms, how has evolution instruction fared?

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