|CA||Passed 06/2014||P-12||Living Schoolyard Month|
Designates May as Living Schoolyard Month. Urges the department, school districts, county offices of education, and charter schools to continue to prioritize the design and construction of student-accessible green space on school campuses and to integrate use ...
|HI||Passed 04/2013||P-12||Incorporating Sustainability Education and Environmental Stewardship|
Requests that the board of education review and modify Board Policy No. 6710 to identify ways to incorporate sustainability education and environmental stewardship at the classroom level, specifically identifying the common core and/or content areas that may i...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Environmental Literacy Task Force|
Establishes the Environmental Literacy Task Force; directs the task force to develop an Environmental Literacy Plan for students in the State. Chapter 772
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Environmental Education Partnership Fund|
Abolishes the Texas Environmental Education Partnership Fund. http://www.legis.state.tx.us/tlodocs/81R/billtext/pdf/HB02748F.pdf...
|PA||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||Center for Environmental Education|
Amends the Environmental Education Act. Provides for the establishment of the Center for Environmental Education and the Center for Environmental Education Board. Relates to k-12 environmental curriculum standards, adult environmental education, and higher edu...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Outdoor Education and Recreation Program|
Declares an intent to establish an outdoor education and recreation program to provide a large number of underserved students with quality opportunities to directly experience the
natural world. It is the intent of the program to improve students' overall acad...
|WY||Signed into law 02/2007||P-12|
|Wyoming Conservation Corps|
Establishes the Wyoming Conservation Corps at the University of Wyoming to begin in the summer of 2007, and be patterned after similar conservation corps programs in Utah, Montana and Colorado where students have performed service on conservation projects in t...
|MI||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Green Schools|
Establishes criteria for the designation of a school as a green school. Schools are eligible to receive a designation as green school if they meets 10 of the following criteria: (1) recycles paper; (2) reuses its magazines and newspapers for other projects, (3...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Fish and Wildlife Conservation Education|
Allows grant funds for fish and wildlife conservation education to be distributed to conservation districts in addition to school districts. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2005/public/SB394.pdf...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Environmental Education Materials|
Eliminates the requirement imposed on school district governing boards to include certain environmental education materials as part of the adopted instructions materials. Provides that a contribution to the Environmental Education Account will satisfy the requ...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Green schools program|
Green schools program; education programs to promote waste reduction and resource efficiency. Authorizes the state board to assist local school boards in the development and implementation of programs of instruction that comply with the provisions of Standard ...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||Outdoor Environmental Education Program|
Establishes the Outdoor Environmental Education Program to foster stewardship of the environment and an appreciation of the importance of the wise use of natural resources. Requires the Department of Education administer the program and, according to a priorit...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||Environmental Curriculum|
Establishes the Office of Education on the Environment. Requires the office to develop education principles for the environment for elementary and secondary school pupils, to develop a model curriculum and to submit the curriculum for approval. Requires the cu...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Numerous Program Changes|
Adds one nonvoting student member to state board, making total board membership 10, provides for application process and appointment of student member. Also requires school districts and nonpublic schools to report number of ninth graders who do not graduate f...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2000||P-12||School Recycling Programs|
Requires the State Department of Education, in consultation with the California Integrated Waste Management Board and the State Department of Conservation to establish a program to award grants and provide incentives to school districts and county offices of e...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Environmental Education|
Relates to environmental education; changes the make up of Arizona Advisory Council on Environmental Education; expands eligibility for grants for environmental education sites; modifies the definition of environmental education....