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New Hampshire
January 2, 2020
House Bill 1635, prefiled in the New Hampshire House of Representatives on December 11, 2019, and referred to the House Committee on Education, would, if enacted, require climate education in the state's public schools, including a focus on anthropogenic climate change specifically. At the high…
Idaho
December 23, 2019
When the Idaho legislature adjourned sine die on March 28, 2018, a three-year-long struggle over the treatment of climate change in the state's new science standards ended, with a generally favorable outcome, as NCSE previously reported. Now, however, it appears that the legislative attack on…
New York
November 25, 2019
A bill in the New York Senate would, if enacted, establish a climate change education grant program "to award grants to eligible applicants to support climate change education grant programs for young people or to provide optional teacher training or professional development programs relevant to…
Florida
November 5, 2019
Public schools in Florida are not teaching about climate change consistently or adequately, according to a detailed story in the Bradenton Herald (November 2, 2019).  "Though it starts to broach the subject of climate change, along with greenhouse gases and fossil fuels, even Florida's strongest…
Pennsylvania
October 16, 2019
As Pennsylvania begins the process of revising its 17-year-old state science standards, there is concern that the process will "ignite political battles" over the treatment of evolution and climate change, the Pennsylvania Capital-Star (October 16, 2019) reports. "Educators expect that climate…
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