The Texas Board of Education has extended preliminary approval of new science textbooks, but held up one biology tome because of alleged factual errors.
The Texas Board of Education has refused to approve a biology book by one of the nation’s largest publishers, pending an expert review of supposed “errors” on evolution.
Texas is bracing for another clash over how to teach evolution, as the board of education approves new science textbooks. A final public hearing is set for Wednesday.
A biochemist is making waves with a new theory that picking your nose — and eating it — may be an evolutionarily-backed way to boost your immune system’s protective powers.
Over 1.5 million children are homeschooled by their parents in the U.S.
Bill Nye said that he is not attacking religion in his recent video comment on evolution versus creationism, but added that adults who deny evolution are hurting America’s future.
Unlike the fiery debate that erupted two years ago, an expected fight over teaching evolution in Texas public schools has likely fizzled.
The debate over teaching evolution in public schools is resurfacing, as the state education board meets to discuss student science materials.
The Texas State Board of Education is meeting this week for the first time under its conservative new chairwoman appointed by Governor Rick Perry.
An Arlington lawmaker wants added protections for critics of evolution on the state’s college campuses. Representative Bill Zedler has introduced a bill that forbids discrimination or penalty of teachers or students who express support of intelligent design.