Agency: IN

Silencing Science Tracker

Agency: IN

2019-01-10 Bill Undermining Teaching of Evolution Introduced in Indiana IN, State Interference with Education Other

A bill was introduced in the Indiana legislature that would, if enacted, allow the governing body of a school to require teachers to present “various theories concerning the origin of life” to students. Critics say this is likely to result in the theory of creation being presented as an alternative to evolution.

2017-02-27 Resolution Undermining Science Education Passed by Indiana Senate IN, State Interference with Education Other

The Indiana Senate passed a resolution urging support for the teaching of a diverse curriculum. Critics say this will undermine the integrity of science education, including by encouraging teachers to present a range of views on topics seen as controversial, such as evolution.