Statement from Governor Martin O'Malley on House Approval of No Child Left Inside Act


BALTIMORE, MD (September 19, 2008) –  Governor Martin O’Malley today issued the following statement regarding the House approval of the No Child Left Inside Act:

“I want to thank Congressman Sarbanes for his outstanding leadership on this issue that affects every Maryland child.”

“To ensure a sustainable future for our planet, we need a citizenry that is not only educated and aware of our environmental challenges, but one that is poised to meet them head-on. Instilling a stewardship ethic in our young people is not possible without an early, strong sense of connection to our natural world.”

“Through programs like the Maryland Partnership for Children in Nature, and with the continued support of our congressional delegation, Maryland intends to be a national leader in assuring all school-aged children have opportunities to learn from nature, and to grow to be responsible stewards.”










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