Creationists get no certification in Texas
On the plus side, the "instiute for creation research" will not get it's higher education credentials...
ICR fails to obtain certification in Texas
At its April 24, 2008, meeting, the Texas Higher Education Coordination Board unanimously voted to deny the Institute for Creation Research's request for a state certificate of authority to offer a master's degree in science education through its graduate school.
On the down side...
Louisiana antievolution bill passes Senate
Senate Bill 733 (PDF), the so-called Louisiana Science Education Act, was unanimously passed by the Louisiana Senate on April 28, 2008. If enacted, the bill would call upon the state board of elementary and secondary education to "allow and assist" teachers and administrators to "create and foster an environment within public elementary and secondary schools that promotes critical thinking skills, logical analysis, and open and objective discussion of scientific theories being studied including, but not limited to, evolution, the origins of life, global warming, and human cloning."
It looks like Louisiana could be the site of the next Dover trial.
"Religious bondage shackles and debilitates the mind and unfits it for every noble enterprise."