Monthly Archives: November 2016

Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study

Florida students’ performance on the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study aren’t anything to be proud of:¬†Florida 8th-graders lag U.S. in math, science. The results showed that Florida eighth-graders performed worse than the rest of the U.S. in math … Continue reading

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Is the sky falling?

Is the sky falling? We may never actually know. Trump’s recent decisions are clearly designed to prevent the public from ever finding out. Secretary of Education Pick Betsy DeVos May Be a Disaster for Church/State Separation “More pressing … is … Continue reading

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In Search Of … Instructional Materials Bills Sponsors

Do you remember the Florida Citizens Alliance? I sure do. They’ve been gnashing their teeth over a wide array of materials they find offensive in a variety of textbooks, including the teaching of evolution as “true” without a religious counterargument. … Continue reading

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Teaching Evolution in the South

http://www.vox.com/conversations/2016/10/25/13344516/education-evolution-science-south-religion-controversy-creationism-culture Getty Images / Stan Rohrer This is a great article and well worth reading http://www.vox.com/conversations/2016/10/25/13344516/education-evolution-science-south-religion-controversy-creationism-culture.

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