On March 5, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead signed the state’s budget into law. The bill has a footnote that prohibits the Department of Education from spending any funds to check or revise the state’s science standards.
The reason this footnote was added to the Wyoming budget is because it satisfied some members of the legislature and citizens who believe in objectivity and neutrality in science education! To get to the point, they are opposed to the teaching of “unproven theories,” most notably with those topics in science that deal with climate change and evolution. … Read more