Texas's climate change education bill dies

House Bill 4157, which would have amended the Texas Education Code to add "the long-term problem of human-caused climate change and its effects" as well as "bioregionalism" to the topics to be covered in each school district's required science curriculum, died in the House Committee on Public Education on May 10, 2021, when a de facto deadline for House bills to pass their committee expired. House Bill 4157 was sponsored by James Talarico (D-District 52), a former public school teacher.

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