Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at a press conference announcing awards for post-hurricane recovery. DeSantis’s administration has allowed schools to use videos that contain misinformation about climate change, which is worsening the impacts of the hurricanes that strike the state and causing sea level rise.
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Wind and solar power pollute the Earth and make life miserable.Recent global and local heat records reflect natural temperature cycles.

These are some of the themes of children’s videos produced by an influential conservative advocacy group.

Now, the videos could soon be used in Florida’s classrooms.

Florida’s Department of Education has approved the classroom use of material from the Prager University Foundation, a conservative group that produces videos that distort science, history, gender and other topics.

Education experts call the videos dangerous propaganda.

Florida is the first state to allow PragerU materials in public schools, where teachers will have the option of showing the five- to 10-minute videos in their classrooms. Florida public schools have roughly 3 million students, more than the entire population of Kansas.

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