Maryland - First State to Require Environmental Literacy to Graduate from High School

No Child Left Inside Coalition Involved in Advocacy

On Tuesday, June 21, 2011, Maryland became the first state in the nation to pass a graduation requirement that will require high school students to be "environmentally literate" in order to graduate.

  • Details of the new Maryland environmental literacy requirement

The No Child Left Inside Coalition has been advocating for the passing of the No Child Left Inside Act - which is a comprehensive envrionmental literacy bill that is sponsored by Rep. John Sarbanes from Maryland.

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