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9:01 am on Friday May 30, 2014

Upstate Senator blocks sex education bill

via "A bill aimed to improve sex education in the Palmetto State is dead after an Upstate Senator blocked it from advancing. The legislation would ensure that medically accurate information is taught, teachers are trained and schools held...
10:14 am on Wednesday April 23, 2014

SC student fights for state fossil; 'highly religious' senators stall bill

It all started simply enough, an 8 year old Lake City student named Olivia McConnell loved fossils and wanted South Carolina to have a state fossil. Olivia knew that a woolly mammoth was dug up in South Carolina so she wrote to Gov. Nikki Haley and...
1:40 am on Friday February 14, 2014

Senator yields concerns over evolution in S.C. teaching standards

S.C. Sen. Mike Fair dropped his opposition after taking a snow day to read up on the background of evolution science and new teaching standards.
8:29 pm on Wednesday February 12, 2014

Evolution blocked from South Carolina education standards

Senator Mike Fair (Greenville) has blocked a clause of the new SC education standards for science that features the phrase "natural selection.”  via Huffington Post "According to Republican state Sen. Mike Fair, "To teach that natural selection is...