evolution http://wkms.org en Q&A: Ken Ham Isn't Out to 'Change Bill Nye's Heart' During Creation/Evolution Debate in Kentucky http://wkms.org/post/qa-ken-ham-isnt-out-change-bill-nyes-heart-during-creationevolution-debate-kentucky <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="Ken Ham" data-attribution="Credit Wikipedia Commons" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfpl/files/styles/card_280/public/201402/KenHam.JPG" alt="" /><p>The<a href="http://wfpl.org/post/kentuckys-creation-museum-hosts-debate-tvs-bill-nye-science-guy"> highly publicized debate</a>&#160;scheduled for Tuesday in Northern Kentucky between Creation Museum president Ken Ham and &#160;science educator/television personality Bill Nye has sparked critics from both sides.<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&#160;&#160; Tue, 04 Feb 2014 18:13:48 +0000 Devin Katayama 38480 at http://wkms.org Q&A: Ken Ham Isn't Out to 'Change Bill Nye's Heart' During Creation/Evolution Debate in Kentucky Science Guy Bill Nye to Debate Creation Museum Founder http://wkms.org/post/science-guy-bill-nye-debate-creation-museum-founder <p>MSU’s Presidential Lecturer, Science Guy Bill Nye will debate the founder of Northern Kentucky’s<a href="http://creationmuseum.org/"> Creation Museum</a>, the day after his speech in Murray. Thu, 02 Jan 2014 17:11:07 +0000 Chad Lampe & Associated Press 37745 at http://wkms.org Science Guy Bill Nye to Debate Creation Museum Founder Education Committee Republicans Question Evolution on State Tests http://wkms.org/post/education-committee-republicans-question-evolution-state-tests <p>A Hopkins County lawmaker is among some state house Republicans questioning whether evolution should be a part of Kentucky’s standardized science tests. The Kentucky interim joint Education Committee debated the topic this week during a discussion of “end-of-course testing.” Republican State Representative Ben Waide of Madisonville says test questions about evolution help promote it as scientific fact and not theory. Thu, 16 Aug 2012 16:11:29 +0000 Dan Conti (KPR) & Angela Hatton 20861 at http://wkms.org Education Committee Republicans Question Evolution on State Tests Haslam Urged to Veto Evolution Bill http://wkms.org/post/haslam-urged-veto-evolution-bill <p>Opponents of a Tennessee proposal protecting teachers who allow students to criticize evolution and other scientific theories like global warming are urging Governor Bill Haslam to veto the measure.&nbsp; Several opponents of the legislation delivered a petition containing more than 3,000 signatures to Haslam spokesman David Smith outside the governor&#39;s office Thursday.&nbsp; Smith told those who brought the petition he would make sure the governor got it.&nbsp; Haslam says he&rsquo;ll sign the proposal, which he says encourages critical thinking by protecting teachers from discipline i Fri, 06 Apr 2012 15:13:51 +0000 AP 17543 at http://wkms.org Haslam Urged to Veto Evolution Bill Governor Haslam May Sign Evolution Bill http://wkms.org/post/governor-haslam-may-sign-evolution-bill <p>Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam says he may sign a proposal critics deride as the &quot;monkey bill&quot; for once again attacking evolution.&nbsp; The measure would protect teachers who allow students to criticize scientific theories like evolution.&nbsp; It&rsquo;s headed to the governor after passing the Senate last month and the House last year.&nbsp; When asked by a reporter Monday if he&#39;s leaning toward signing the measure, Haslam said &quot;probably so.&quot;&nbsp; Haslam says he&#39;s talked with the State Board of Education about whether the bill will affect the current curricul Tue, 03 Apr 2012 12:37:35 +0000 Associated Press 17499 at http://wkms.org Governor Haslam May Sign Evolution Bill