Monthly Archives: February 2012

Grading on the curve?

The Orlando Sentinel School Zone blog reports that Florida’s science standards’ grade given by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute has been reconsidered. Before the standards were revised in 2008, the standards had been given F after F after F. The … Continue reading

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Ramen!

His noodly appendage compels me to post this … about prayer in Florida schools. His noodly appendage compels me to post this … about prayer in Florida schools.

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Creation events this past weekend

Anyone know about this First Coast Creation Society? I never heard of them before. Chemist and creationist Jonathan Sarfati will be the guest speaker at three Sunday events in Jacksonville, according to the First Coast Creation Society.

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Darwin Day

I had written a Op Ed for one of the Florida Newspapers entitled “Do We Need Darwin” which they agreed to publish. However on Thursday last I recievd a e-mail from them stating that they wanted sole rights to the article … Continue reading

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Teachers Workshop

This from Larry Plank Director  K-12 STEM for Hillsborough County public schools. Dr. Eugenie Scott, Executive Director of the National Center for Science Education, will be speaking to teachers this Saturday as a component of USF’s Darwin Days Celebration.  This … Continue reading

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Dr. Scott (NCSE) at USF

Here’s a story in the University of South Florida paper The Oracle about NCSE’s Dr. Eugenie Scott’s upcoming appearance there: Evolution expert seeks to inform creationists Bird said Scott is one of the most famous and internationally known faces in … Continue reading

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