Monthly Archives: January 2013

Orlando Sentinel takes notice

The Orlando Sentinel’s School Zone blog took notice of the voucher-accepting-private-schools-that-teach-creationism mess that I posted about before. Teaching of creationism at voucher schools raises alarm (again), as taxpayer money supports Bible-based lessons The end of the post notes: Of course, … Continue reading

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The Revisionaries is now online

The shortened PBS version of The Revisionaries is now available for online viewing, but only for a limited time. So, don’t put off watching it.

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The Revisionaries on PBS

A shortened version of the movie┬áThe Revisionaries will be shown on PBS tonight Monday 28th January at 10pm Eastern Time. This movis is a ‘must see’ documentary about the attempts of the Texas Board of Education to inject Creationism into … Continue reading

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Darwin Day stuff

I haven’t found very much about Darwin Day in Florida yet, but here is what I know about. If you have an event I missed, mention it in the comments. Tampa Bay United Coalition of Reason presents: Darwin’s Gift, Science … Continue reading

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Give a mouse a cookie …

We’ve been watching the saga in Orange County of the distribution of bibles to students in schools with interest, but haven’t commented because our mission doesn’t really fit here. But now the situation is crossing into our science territory. Give … Continue reading

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310 and counting

19-year-old student Zack Kopplin is awesome! I hadn’t realized it, but he’s the guy behind the research into creationist voucher schools I posted about yesterday. Here’s an article he wrote on the subject: Creationism spreading in schools, thanks to vouchers … Continue reading

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Science Cafes get some attention

There are several science cafes here in Florida that have been operating for years. But the media appears to just now be catching on. The Orlando Sentinel has an article on them online this morning: Eat, drink and learn in … Continue reading

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Creationist Voucher Schools

School vouchers (or as some call it, school choice). The simplest definition for vouchers is that the state government helps pay for a student’s education at a private school. Of course, there are nuances to the programs, but that’s the … Continue reading

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