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Florida
March 1, 2019
Florida's Senate Bill 1454, filed on February 27, 2019, would, if enacted, revise the state's laws concerning public school instructional materials — and possibly affect science education. The bill is identical to House Bill 855, which, as NCSE previously reported, would require instructional…
Rhode Island
March 1, 2019
Rhode Island's House Resolution 5563 (PDF) would, if approved, express the support of the House of Representatives for increased environmental and climate education in the state's public schools — and the NCSE/Penn State study of climate change education is cited as evidence of the need for…
Maine
March 1, 2019
Maine's Legislative Document 589 (House Paper 433), which would have required the adoption of a code of ethics for public school teachers with a provision that could have adversely affected science education, was unanimously rejected by the House Education and Cultural Affairs Committee on…
Montana
March 1, 2019
Montana's House Bill 418, which would have dignified a litany of inaccurate and misleading claims about climate change as legislative findings and called for those findings to be offered "when providing education and informational materials on climate change," was tabled by the House Natural…
Arizona
February 26, 2019
Arizona's House Bill 2002, which would have required the adoption of a code of ethics for public school teachers with a provision that could have adversely affected science education, died on February 22, 2019, when a deadline for House bills to be considered by their House committees passed. As…

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