• New Mexico education secretary defends science overhaul

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s public education secretary is defending new proposed science standards that have been widely criticized for deleting or omitting references to global warming, evolution and the age of the earth.

  • Critics of New Mexico science standards organize protests

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Critics of New Mexico’s proposed changes to public school science standards are gathering to protest the deletion or omission of references to global warming, evolution and the age of the earth.

  • Albuquerque school board opposes state education proposal

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The board for New Mexico’s largest school district is opposing the state’s proposed changes to science teaching standards that substitute references to rising global temperatures and climate change with statements about climate “fluctuations.”

  • National lab scientists assail state education proposal

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Dozens of scientists and engineers at a national nuclear weapons laboratory in New Mexico are voicing disagreement with public school science standards proposed by the state, cautioning that the guidelines could weaken the study of climate change, evolution and earth sciences.

  • National lab scientists assail state education proposal

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Dozens of scientists and engineers at a national nuclear weapons laboratory in New Mexico are voicing disagreement with public school science standards proposed by the state, cautioning that the guidelines could weaken the study of climate change, evolution and earth sciences.