Earth Day Spotlight With the El Paso Climate Charter

It’s Earth Day! In celebration and reverence of the crucial work that climate justice advocates and activists are doing to preserve our future, we sat down with Luis Enrique Miranda, an organizer with Sunrise El Paso who is now the campaign manager for a ballot measure in El Paso called the El Paso Climate Charter. In honor of Earth Day, Miranda is here to let us know the looming threats Texans and El Pasoans are facing–and most importantly, how we can all be empowered to take action right now. […]

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Texas Takes Step Forward on Teaching About Climate Change

State Board of Education Gives Approval to Standards That Beef Up Coverage of Climate Change in Selected High School Science Classes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 25, 2021 AUSTIN, Texas –The State Board of Education today voted to approve new curriculum standards for selected high school courses, marking a limited but important step forward in teaching […]

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Texas SBOE Fails Students on LGBTQ-Inclusion, Climate Change

The State Board of Education’s refusal even to acknowledge the existence of LGBTQ people in new health curriculum standards is a tragic failure to help ensure that Texas public schools are safe and inclusive for all students, Texas Freedom Network President Val Benavidez said today. […]

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National Report Card: Texas Among the States Failing Students on Climate Change

When the State Board of Education wrote new science standards for Texas public schools 11 years ago, Republican board members dismissed teaching students about climate change as “hooey” and a “political agenda.” Now as the country has become even more vulnerable to powerful storms, massive wildfires and devastating cycles of drought and flooding, the TFN […]

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