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Evolution in Schools

Rebecca Klein

Climate-Change Education Advocates Denounce 'The False Science From West Virginia' | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.08.2015 | Green

The West Virginia State Board of Education (SBOE) has drawn the ire of science education groups after voting on standards that encourage students to d...

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...

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 ...

After Past Controversies, Kansas Embraces Evolution And Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

The Kansas State Board of Education voted Tuesday to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), a new science curriculum that treats evolutio...

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...

Board Of Education Candidate: Evolution Is A 'Satanic Lie'

The Huffington Post | Gregory Kristof | Posted 10.02.2012 | Education

Science and religion are once again pitted against each other -- this time in a Kansas Board of Education race in which one candidate, Jack Wu, has ca...

Creationists Force South Korea To Remove Evolution From Textbooks

Posted 06.14.2012 | Religion

Creationists in South Korea won a campaign to remove evolution from high school textbooks. According to, a group called the Society for...

PHOTOS: Monkeys Question Tennessee Anti-Evolution Law

Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

(Disclaimer: We're aware that the animals below aren't all actually "monkeys." Most of them are great apes, but they're very inquisitive nonetheless.)...

Controversial Tennessee 'Monkey Bill' Becomes Law

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

A Tennessee bill meant to protect teachers who allow students to question and criticize "controversial" subjects such as evolution and climate change ...

Monkeys and Solons

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

HB 1148 is one of several bills that have cropped up around the country in 2012 that address the problematical issue known as evolution.

The Evolution of Texas

Mary Mapes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Mapes

I almost feel sorry for people trying to keep up with politics in the rest of the country these days. Life in Texas is so much easier. Down here, we're still fightin' over the stupid stuff -- like evolution.