Maryland could require environmental education to graduate

Maryland's school board will consider in the fall whether to adopt a high-school graduation requirement focused on environmental literacy. Nancy S. Grasmick, the state schools superintendent, said that, if adopted, environmental literacy would be "threaded through" the curriculum. Some say the state would be the first in the country to adopt such a requirement. Supporters of environmental learning are pushing for $500 million in federal funds to be spent over five years on environmental education nationwide.

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