"Evolution isn't just a story about where we came from. It's an epic at the center of life itself."
Kenneth R. Miller, President of NCSE's Board of Directors and Professor of Biology at Brown University#WhyTeachEvolution
Millions of students don't get an accurate science educationHow do we know?
The National Center for Science Education believes they deserve better.
The Root of the Problem
Science teachers recognize that evolution and climate change are widely misunderstood or rejected in many places.
Teaching these topics without specific training is challenging. Many teachers avoid these well-established yet culturally controversial areas of science to avoid conflict.