Climate Change in K-12 Curriculum

New York, New York

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Equity

Climate Education

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Outdoor Learning in Schools

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Early Childhood Education

This resolution calls on the New York Department of Education (DOE) to create a K-12 curriculum that includes lessons on climate change. Citing the National Center for Science Education, this resolution highlights the importance of climate change education for the next generation, the results of climate change on the natural environment, infrastructure, economy, and national security, and maintains the idea that children should be aware of the impacts of climate change.

Policy Details

Year Submitted

2016

Bill Status

Passed

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Path to Enactment

New York City Council

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