On June 21, Maryland became the first state to require high school students to learn about the environment in order to graduate, U.S. News report. Now, U.S. senators are trying to get a similar measure passed nationally. The bill has the support of more than 1,900 organizations, including businesses, nonprofits, and environmental groups. The No Child Left Inside Coalition says environmental education "promotes higher order thinking skills" and is correlated with higher test scores…

Click here for the full story


Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our
news and resources and get
eSchool News Today email newsletter

About the Author:

staff and wire services reports