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What do middle schools teach about climate change? Not much

What do middle schools teach about climate change? Not much

Around the United States, middle school science standards have minimal references to climate change and teachers on average spend just a few hours a year teaching it.
Solar energy is helping school financing
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Solar energy is helping schools make ends meet

Public schools are increasingly using savings from solar energy to upgrade facilities, help their communities, and give teachers raises — often with no cost to taxpayers.
A French city dropped meat from kids' lunches. The nation erupted
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A French city dropped meat from kids' lunches. The nation erupted

The Green party mayor of Lyon, a gastronomic capital, introduced no-meat menus in schools. Let the anguish begin.
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Hotter days widen racial gap in US schools, data shows

Higher temperatures are linked to worse test scores, but only for Black and Hispanic children. The likely culprit: a lack of air-conditioning.
Getting climate studies into schools
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Getting climate studies into schools

It's back-to-school season. Kind of. Whether children are studying at home or in person, though, they might not be learning much about the climate.

6 takeaways from the Biden-Sanders joint task force proposals
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6 takeaways from the Biden-Sanders joint task force proposals

Signature progressive programs like “Medicare for all” and the Green New Deal did not make it into the recommendations. But Senator Bernie Sanders’s allies pushed some policies to the left.
Bloomberg’s billions: How the candidate built an empire of influence
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Bloomberg’s billions: How the candidate built an empire of influence

The former mayor's philanthropy has been a boon for progressive causes, including climate change and public health, earning support from Democrats nationwide even as parts of his record give them pause.

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