Climate Science Recommendations from Commissioner
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Climate Education Policy
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.