"No Child Left Inside" Act Introduced! Designed to Foster Innovation, Improve Environmental Literacy
Today Sens. Reed and Kirk and Rep. Sarbanes introduced Senate and House versions of the No Child Left Inside Act of 2011 (NCLI), a bipartisan bill intended to assist states in the development and implementation of stronger environmental literacy programs for K-12 students. They have the broad support of a national coalition of more than 2,000 organizations, including National Wildlife Federation, representing some 50 million Americans. The act would, for the first time ever, provide a comprehensive framework for advancing environmental education in schools and position American students to compete in the global economy of the 21st century.