New Business Item 82 (2019)Adopted as Modified
NEA will publish an article using digital channels clarifying the rationale for the exclusion of "creation science" in science classrooms. This article will also be archived on the NEA website.
Resolution B-56 specifically states that science content must be based upon empirically collected evidence. "Creation science" does not meet this criterion. Yet, science teachers sometimes face criticism from their communities and colleagues for carrying out their duties as science teachers.
Daniel Solkowitz - CA
This item cannot be accomplished with current staff and resources under the proposed Modified 2019-2020 Strategic Plan and Budget. It would cost an additional $2,500.