Did This Governor Reject New Science Standards Because He's Skeptical Of Climate Change?

By Rebecca Klein

After the governor of Wyoming took the unprecedented step of barring funds for a new set of science standards, a letter from his office suggested that his action was partially a result of skepticism over climate change.

In early March, Gov. Matthew Mead approved a budget that prohibited the state from spending funds to review or adopt the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), a set of new education standards that have been adopted by 11 states in an effort to make sure students are being taught rigorous, up-to-date information.

The standards have proved controversial …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green


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