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Study: Most high school biology teachers don’t endorse evolution

The central theory of biology is evolution, yet a new study shows that most high school biology teachers are reluctant to endorse it in class. In the same week we learned that most American students d... read more

Study: High school teachers influence student views of evolution, creationism

About two thirds of students from both groups said their high school biology class included evolution and not creationism ... studies that explain why so many high school biology teachers endorse crea... read more

The Bible v. the Constitution

Another email was sent by Bossier High School assistant principal Doug Scott to Michael Stacy, a biology teacher at that school. “I enjoyed the visit to your class today as you discussed evolution and ... read more

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Biology Text May Stir Up Debate

As Broward County schools shop for a new science textbook this year, one of the options is a biology book that could plunge the district into a roiling national debate over the origin of man. The high ... read more


Science, faith clash in class

The percentage of biology teachers expressing creationist views is not as great as the percentage of the American public who endorse these ideas, but it's "still a surprisingly high number ... of time ... read more

Defeating Creationism in the Courtroom, But Not in the Classroom

Biology will be the only high school science class for 21 to 25% of U.S ... In addition to their relative lack of evolution coursework, teachers in the ambivalent middle 60% also resemble those who en... read more

Unprecedented Attack On Evolution ‘Indoctrination’ Mounted In Missouri

The proposals would allow for a range of approaches to evolution, from presenting a “debate” over evolution versus creationism to requiring that local school boards allow intelligent design to be incl... read more

Is B.C. brave enough to follow Quebec’s world religions curriculum?

It’s the same reason some B.C. high-school biology teachers quietly sidestep the subject of evolution, so as not to rile the small cohort of Christians who interpret the Bible literally in regard to a ... read more

The Indian Girl’s Guide to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

They found that as the children moved from middle to senior school, girls tended to outperform boys in science ... began her career around forty years ago as one of 8 women in a class of 100 at Cambri... read more

Teaching human evolution at the University of Kentucky: There are some students I’ll never reach.

The need to do well was unnerving, however, considering that if I failed as a teacher, a future Scopes might leave my class uninspired ... a Kentucky student who learned about human evolution in high ... read more

Will Depth Replace Breadth in Schools?

If our nation’s high school ... biology, biochemistry and history of physics. Also on the lower end of the attention scale were evolution, nuclear reactions and relativity. You see the problem? Scienc... read more



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