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Montana
March 1, 2019
Montana's House Bill 418, which would have dignified a litany of inaccurate and misleading claims about climate change as legislative findings and called for those findings to be offered "when providing education and informational materials on climate change," was tabled by the House Natural…
Arizona
February 26, 2019
Arizona's House Bill 2002, which would have required the adoption of a code of ethics for public school teachers with a provision that could have adversely affected science education, died on February 22, 2019, when a deadline for House bills to be considered by their House committees passed. As…
South Dakota
February 25, 2019
South Dakota's House Bill 1270, which would have allowed the misrepresentation of science in the public school classroom, was rejected by the House of Representatives on a 21-46-3 vote on February 25, 2019. If enacted, HB 1270 would ostensibly have allowed public school teachers to help…
South Dakota
February 22, 2019
House Concurrent Resolution 1002, which would have urged the adoption of a code of ethics for public school teachers with a provision that could have adversely affected science education, was withdrawn from consideration by its chief sponsor on February 19, 2019. As Ars Technica (January 29,…
Iowa
February 22, 2019
Iowa's House File 428 would, if enacted, revert the state's science standards to "the science standards utilized by school districts in this state during the 2014-2015 school year" — just before the state adopted the Next Generation Science Standards. The bill was introduced on February 19,…
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