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5:07 am
Mon February 3, 2014

Kentucky's Creation Museum Hosts Debate With TV's Bill Nye ('The Science Guy')

Here's a scene from inside the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky,
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Evolution is being pitted against creationism in a debate Tuesday night between TV personality and Bill Nye and Kentucky Creation Museum president Ken Ham.

The debate has garnered national attention and some scientists have even criticized Nye for taking part in the conversation. 

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6:35 am
Sun October 6, 2013

Public Opposition to Kentucky's New Education Science Standards Delays Process for Creating Tests

Credit Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons: University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

Public opposition to Kentucky's new science standards has delayed the process for creating student tests tailored to the new material, a state education official says.

The Kentucky Department of Education now plans to delay testing (or assessments) on the Next Generation Science Standards until 2016, at least,  the official says.

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