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What controversies surround environmentally themed literature taught to grades K-12 in America?

What controversies surround environmentally themed literature taught to grades K-12 in America?
Introduction:
Starting in the 1970’s, Americans began to realize that they were negatively impacting their environment with a wave of awakening that led to the creation of Earth Day. While legislation had been passed in the 1800s regarding air pollution and animal protection, primarily in Great Britain, the modern environmental movement really took root in the United States with the writing of Silent Spring by Rachel Carson in 1962, and only gained more strength from that point on. In the arena of schooling, environmental education got a massive foothold in the United States in 1990, with the passing of the National Environmental Education Act which allowed the Environmental Protection Agency to make educational decisions at the federal level in regards to school curriculum. Prior to 1990, environmental education in the classroom was mainly structured around literature that was published by k…