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September 2011

Published on September 16, 2011 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

From Sept. 23-Oct. 2, the U.S. Department of Energy will hold the DOE Solar Decathlon 2011, an award-winning program that challenges 20 college teams to design, build and operate solar-powered houses. The houses are cost-effective and energy-...

Published on September 13, 2011 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

Last week, Kentucky’s Rosa Parks Elementary was recognized for earning Energy Star certification, and...

Published on September 9, 2011 Written by Rachel Gutter Posted in Center for Green Schools

Last night, President Obama made a monumental announcement – his proposed American Jobs Act will provide $25 billion for school construction and modernize over 35,000 school buildings. If this bill is passed, it would not only put thousands of teachers back...

Published on September 8, 2011 Written by Farah McDill Posted in Center for Green Schools

With the school year just beginning, students are excited about bringing green practices to their schools. One of the main projects that I will be working on during my with ...

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