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Creationism in Schools

Supreme Court Rejects Appeal From Teacher Fired For Promoting Creationism

AP | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of an Ohio public school science teacher who was fired for promoting the theory of creat...

WATCH: Bill Nye Explains Why He's Doing Debate On Creationism

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

Bill Nye is set to debate evolution with the founder of Kentucky's Creation Museum on Feb. 4, and the Science Guy is clear about what he thinks of cre...

Bill Nye Slams Board Members For Anti-Evolution Stance

Posted 11.23.2013 | Science

A battle has been raging in Texas, and it's all about evolution. On one side are creationist-minded members of the state Board of Education. They d...

Texas Textbook Publishers Say No To Creationism

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

It appears that science is prevailing in the latest battle over Texas schoolbooks. Though earlier this year several of the state’s textbook revie...

School That Gave Controversial Creationist Quiz Is Closing

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.30.2013 | Politics

Blue Ridge Christian Academy, the school that made headlines after one of its creationist "science" quizzes was posted online, is officially closing d...

What Percent Of Americans Believe That Humans Evolved Without God?

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.26.2013 | Religion

Though the number of Americans who believe that human beings evolved without God's influence has increased since 2004, the percentage may still prove ...

School District Not Dropping Creationism Proposal

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics

After a school board meeting on Tuesday, one Ohio school district is still considering adding creationism to its curriculum, despite criticism from st...

Ohio School District Considers Teaching Creationism

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

The Springboro, Ohio, school board is currently considering a proposal that would allow the district to teach creationism, despite objections from the...

President Obama, Please Call for a Second Giant Leap for Mankind

Zack Kopplin | Posted 03.30.2013 | Education
Zack Kopplin

Denying and misteaching evidence-based science like evolution and climate science will confuse our students about the nature of science and stifle future American scientists and scientific innovation.

Creationism's New Trojan Horse

Zack Kopplin | Posted 01.24.2013 | Education
Zack Kopplin

Teaching our students creationism is wrong. American citizens must stand up and demand that their state governments stop funding creationism with public money. We must teach evidence based science and not fund voucher schools which will fail our students.

Missouri Amendment Allows Students To Reject Assignments That 'Violate Religious Beliefs'

Posted 10.08.2012 | Education

Missouri voters on Tuesday passed its "right to pray" amendment, reaffirming the right to pray in public and in schools. In an effort to further de...

Louisiana Voucher Program Includes Schools That Teach Creationism, Reject Evolution

Posted 07.31.2012 | Education

Public dollars in Louisiana's landmark new voucher program will go toward sending children to schools that teach creationism and reject evolution, the...

Bill Allowing Teachers, Students To Challenge Evolution Passes Tennessee Senate

Posted 03.20.2012 | Education

The Tennessee state Senate passed a bill Monday that protects teachers who allow student to question and criticize "controversial" scientific theories...

Will Creationism Be Taught In Indiana Schools?

Posted 03.27.2012 | Religion

Indiana legislators are moving forward on a bill that would allow creationism to be taught in the state's public school system. The Senate Educatio...

WATCH: Rick Perry Says Texas Public Schools Teach Creationism

Posted 10.18.2011 | Education

While campaigning in New Hampshire Thursday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry told a boy that Texas public schools teach both creationism and evolution in scienc...

Christine O'Donnell's Views On Creationism: Bad Religion And Unconstitutional

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

During last night's Delaware senatorial debate, Christine O'Donnell was asked a perfectly straight-forward question: Do you believe that evolution is a myth? O'Donnell opted to demonstrate that she is every bit as ignorant of established law in the United States as she is of biology.