Climate change science established as classroom standard
- The Next Generation Science Standards will be released this month, recommending that teaching the evidence of man-made climate change begin as early as elementary school and extend to all science classes.
- The standards are expected to be adopted by the 26 states that helped write them, while another 15 or so states have hinted at accepting them.
- Textbooks and materials from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt could incorporate the standards as early as next year, and McGraw-Hill is also rushing to incorporate them.
From the article:
New national science standards that make the teaching of global warming part of the public school curriculum are slated to be released this month, potentially ending an era in which climate skepticism has been allowed to seep into the nation’s classrooms. ...
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