Climate Science Recommendations

New York

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Equity

Climate Education

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Grant Fund

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Outdoor Learning in Schools

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Early Childhood Education

This bill would require the commissioner of education to make recommendations to the board of regents for implementing climate change education in high school science classes. The recommendations should include, but are not limited to:

  • Instruction on the impacts of greenhouses gases on the climate, environment, and planet

  • Use of the most recent sources, textbooks, and methodologies

  • Instruction on the limitations of greenhouse gas emissions and renewable energy resolutions

  • Instruction related to the study of climate change

These recommendations will be made by the commissioner, who will seek recommendations from teachers, school administrators, and educators, and also statements from parents, students, and other stakeholders.

Policy Details

Year Submitted

Submitted 2019, in process

Bill Status

Bill in Senate Education Committee at end of session

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