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August 2011

Published on August 3, 2011 Written by Rachel Gutter Posted in Center for Green Schools

It’s been a crazy-busy summer at the Center for Green Schools. In the fall, the Department of Education will release the criteria for their Green Ribbon Schools Award and we’ve been working closely with agency staff and our partner organizations to make sure public and private schools have everything they need to submit applications come winter...

Published on August 1, 2011 Written by Emily Riordan Posted in Center for Green Schools

These days, everyone seems to be trying to do more with less. More than a dozen USGBC Chapters did just that by making a little money go a long way toward greening their local schools with the 2010 Green Schools Committee Innovation Grants.

Last summer,...

Published on August 1, 2011 Written by Anisa Baldwin Met... Posted in Center for Green Schools

Last month, more than 30 school district staff, consultants and volunteers from across the country came together at USGBC's National Headquarters for a training session with the newly appointed Center for Green Schools UTC Fellows.

The Fellowship program, in its...

Published on August 1, 2011 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

By Heather Henriksen, Harvard Office for Sustainability

Earlier today USGBC announced that Harvard University had reached a first for any higher education institution in the world – 50 LEED certified projects. It’s an exciting green building milestone for us and one that...

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