Md. Eyes Environmental Ed. Graduation Mandate
Top state officials in Maryland are promoting a plan that would make the study of environmental education a requirement for all students to graduate from the state’s public high schools.
The proposal, which will be made available for public comment beginning today, is set for final consideration by the state board of education in the fall.
If adopted, it would represent the first time a state has added a high school graduation requirement focused on environmental literacy, according to Donald R. Baugh, the vice president for education at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, a nonprofit group based in Annapolis, Md., that has been a strong...
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