Originally Published August 29, 2023, The Texas Tribune
In an effort to align with other states, Texas is set to include climate change education for eighth graders starting next year. However, the choice of textbooks and the depth of education might be influenced by the state board’s political leaning. Advocates stress the importance of a comprehensive curriculum, addressing human-induced climate change and its potential solutions. The decision will impact science education in Texas for years, reflecting a broader national need for effective climate education.