Required Readings

Required Readings, 3 September 2013

Happy Tuesday, my fellow skeptics and educators! Here are the morning’s Required Readings:

-New Jersey first bans a license plate that says “Atheist,” and then later gives its approval.

-The Massachusetts Supreme Court on Wednesday will decide whether or not the compulsory recitation of the Pledge is in violation of students’ rights. The case has been brought forth by an atheist couple.

-Martin Rundkvist discusses why he thinks teaching children critical thinking skills makes them more likely to become atheist.

-Business Insider outlines some of the ways creationism and intelligent design are being pushed in classrooms.


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RC is the assistant director of a learning center in the U.S. that focuses on space, science, and technology. She is a lifelong skeptic and science advocate, and a sci-fi fan who will talk your ear off about Star Trek if given half the chance.

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