Green Failure: What's Wrong With Environmental Education?

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Environmental education is something too often overlooked in school curriculum. Michelle Nijhuis of Yale e360 interviews Charles Saylan, co-founder and executive director of the California-based Ocean Conservation Society, about his new book which poses the question: What can the U.S. educational system do to improve students' understanding of the environment and its importance in their lives?

The interview is chock full of great insight into why the environment isn't given more priority in the classroom, and what can be done to change that fact. Follow Jaymi on Twitter for more stories like this
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