This project cannot tell us how many students are taught evolution dogmatically and how many are studying it scientifically.
Inaccurate teaching about evolution is widespread, as Jonathan Wells’s review of textbooks shows.
Students who learn the difficult but important skills of examining data are more likely to engage in learning that sets them up for future STEM success.
With permission from John West and Sarah Chaffee, here is the full text of their interview with staff writer Olga Khazan.
While discussions of science standards are often couched in bureaucratic-sounding language, the impact of these policies can be profound.