“To cast away environmental education is more than a tragedy, it is a form of theft.”
Common Dreams: In a released 2003 White House budget, environmental education (EE) has been labeled, “ineffective.” The budget calls for a reorganization of EPA, with EE funds being allocated to the National Science Foundation….
Forty years ago we called “advocacy” in schools “civics,” now we prefer a numb, materialistic generation fluent in standardized tests that basically revel in semantics and put critical thinking, problem solving and citizen participation on the endangered species list.

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