Groups push for climate science in classrooms

Matthew Zalaznick's picture
Monday, July 14, 2014

Climate science is not only being debated by lawmakers on Capitol Hill, now teachers and parents are fighting to have it taught in classrooms.

A coalition of climate and science groups launched a petition Thursday, dubbed the Climate Science Bill of Rights, to urge local governments to adopt the standards and teach climate change science in grades 8-12.

Opposition to climate science grew out of new Next Generation Science Standards crafted by the National Academy of Sciences and 26 states.

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