Lawrence Krauss: ‘The Purpose of Education is Not to Validate Ignorance but to Overcome It’

Physicist Lawrence Krauss, who recently suggested that math and science teachers ought to get paid more than other teachers, is back to talk about something many more of you may agree with: We should not validate ignorance in the classroom: … Somehow saying that, well, anything goes, we shouldn’t offend religious beliefs by requiring kids [Read More...]

Searching for More Atheist K-12 Teachers!

Several months ago, I posted about a couple of researchers hoping to speak with atheist teachers.

You all responded like crazy and they got what they wanted; now, they’re hoping to expand their base: [Read more...]

Watch The Revisionaries Online

In case you missed the PBS airing of The Revisionaries, the documentary about the Texas State Board of Education and the fundamentalist Christians sitting on it, you can now watch it online through the end of February: [Read more...]

Should Math and Science Teachers Get Paid More Than Other Teachers?

Lawrence Krauss gives his take on a touchy subject: Should math and science teachers get paid more than those who teach the humanities?

As much as I want to get behind this, it’s a short-sighted solution… [Read more...]

Arizona Republicans Propose Bill That Would Not Allow Atheists To Graduate High School

A group of Arizona politicians — all Republicans, of course — have proposed a law (House Bill 2467) requiring high school students to recite the following oath in order to graduate: [Read more...]


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