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Oregon School Board Bans Books That Question Climate Change

Oregon School Board Bans Books That Question Climate Change

They're banning books, now! Oregon has officially adopted ignorance as the new education model!
If you heard my show the other day, I talked about how some people argue that they simply don't believe something you present as a fact. That's what Portland Public Schools board has done here. If there is any argument to the validity of the claims about climate change - of which there are a plethora - the board simply answer, "We don't believe that." And that's it. Portland children will learn only one side of that issue. End of discussion. 
What happens when they wake up and realize they've been duped their whole lives? I don't know, maybe we should ask the East Germans.
 - The Washington Times - Friday, May 20, 2016

The Portland Public Schools board unanimously approved a resolution this week that bans textbooks and other teaching materials that deny climate change exists or cast doubt on whether humans are to blame.

The resolution, introduced by school board member Mike Rosen, also directs the superintendent and staff to develop a plan for offering “curriculum and educational opportunities that address climate change and climate justice” in all Portland public schools, the Portland Tribune reported.

“It is unacceptable that we have textbooks in our schools that spread doubt about the human causes and urgency of the crisis,” Lincoln High School student Gaby Lemieux said during board testimony Tuesday. “Climate education is not a niche or a specialization, it is the minimum requirement for my generation to be successful in our changing world.”

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