If Climate Change Education Matters, Why Don’t All Teachers Teach It?
“Education needs to be a part of the set of tools that we’re applying to address the climate crisis, whether that’s at the federal level, the state level, or the local level.” In the recent EdWeek piece, NAAEE’s Director of Policy Sarah Bodor shares the input of 700+ educators and policymakers surveyed in 2022.
The article, "If Climate Change Education Matters, Why Don’t All Teachers Teach It?" reveals how the results of the NAAEE survey complement those from the EdWeek Research Center's December survey. In both surveys, findings show that there is interest from educators, principals, and district leaders to teach about climate change. Further, the NAAEE survey highlighted that more than half of teachers said their students brought up climate change on their own.
Read more about the survey results and how to solve the hurdles troubling educators (link above.)