If it isn’t clear to everyone yet, we simply cannot rely on public institutions to serve us when the people at the helm of those institutions are fascists and corporate stooges. If you want to end this spiral of implosion in the United States, you have to demand more from your politicians. Do not vote evangelicals into office. Do not vote neoliberals into office. Do no vote neoconservatives into office. Do not vote fascists into office. Finally, do not accept their decisions. Go out and take your country back.
If you keep voting any of the aforementioned hucksters into office, then you will find the likes of ExxonMobile and Bronze Age religious doctrine deciding what is and is not appropriate for children to learn in school. In this case, all we can do is share knowledge with each other, since it will not be present in schools. When it comes to the climate, it’s not that hard to understand the mechanisms of action in place. Don’t appeal to scientists and authorities to make your case (even if they are right); appeal to your own rational mind, and teach kids to think for themselves.
When you empower children with the ability to think critically, they cannot be fooled by archaic doctrine or political lies. Everyone has the potential to understand science for him or herself, but we cannot rely on public institutions to help that potential come to fruition.