Should Schools Be Teaching Creationism?

An apple for the teacher, or Eve? Credit: Getty Images Evolution. Creationism. Unlike chocolate and peanut butter, these are not typically thought of as two great tastes that taste great together. (You also don't eat them, but you know...Thirteen percent of bio teachers "explicitly advocate creationism," using "at least an hour of class time presenting it in a positive light."

Science gets the boot in Louisiana schools

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal -- surprisingly, a biology major in college -- has signed into law a bill that allows school boards in Louisiana to select materials to be used in science classes in order to critique scientific theories. The law is su...

Biology teachers teaching creationism

You'd think that after the well-publicized trouncing the Dover school board was handed after they tried to sneak creationism into their science classrooms under the guise of Intelligent Design, everyone would know that you're supposed to stick with e...

Science in Oklahoma: God did it

The Oklahoma House of Representatives education committee is set to offer students a new way to pass science tests without actually having to go through the annoying process of learning anything. When they encounter a question to which they don't kno...

Sweden to ban creationism -- in religious, private schools

Actually, it's only in the biology classes, but nonetheless, the Swedish government is planning to implement new rules that would prevent biology teachers from teaching creationism or intelligent design alongside evolution. Schools will still be allo...

Improving science edumacation in Louisiana

Senator David Vitter of Louisiana wants to set aside $100,000 for a Louisiana Christian group to undertake a study of and to produce a report on ways to improve science education in Louisiana, as well as the development and distribution of educationa...

Creation Museum opens

Me, I'm totally down with evolution. I'm all for the whole science thing, especially since I've seen it in action. Not everyone is, however, and that's cool. There are plenty of schools, museums, and universities where you can learn about evolution, ...


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