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If the students who start school in Maryland next year ever want to graduate.
They'll need to be environmentally.
Literate there governor Martin O'Malley says this is a defining moment for education in his state.
Kids curriculums will soon be infused with lessons on conservation and smart growth and governor O'Malley says quote.
By approving this environmental graduation requirement.
The board of education is ensuring that our young people graduate with a keen understanding of and connection to.
The natural world only through exposure to nature and education about our fragile ecosystem.
Can we create the next generation of -- words.
The state says that students overall health might improve with some of the new lessons they're also saying it's important -- young kids.
The tools they need for Green jobs and other jobs in the 21 century workforce but.
Not everyone is sold not yet at least Republican state senator -- -- in there and Maryland told Fox News in an email quote.
I'm an avid supporter of protecting our environment and teaching our children to respect our natural resource is however.
As usual the devil is in the deet -- whether this turns out to be a political agenda to promote one environmental view or touch rule environmental educational experience.
Remains to be seen.
And Maryland is the first state in the whole country to adopt a program office in Washington Peter Doocy Fox News.
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