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July 2012

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Published on June 28, 2012 Written by Mallory Shelter Posted in Center for Green Schools

Yesterday, we kicked off our School Sustainability Leaders Summit, which brought in our two green schools fellows, along with other school district staff from across the country.
The day started with the fellows, Farah and Phoebe, giving a recap of the past school...

Published on June 25, 2012 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

From June 3-5, I had the opportunity to attend the National Green Ribbon Ceremony in Washington, D.C. on behalf of Green Ribbon Schools Award. Wow! The ceremony and the...

Published on June 21, 2012 Written by Farah McDill Posted in Center for Green Schools

One of the many reasons Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) was selected as one of two districts to receive a Center for Green Schools UTC Fellow was the development of Project Green. The District needed support to develop, manage and implement the program, and I was brought on to help. During the Earth Day celebrations in April...

Published on June 20, 2012 Written by Molly Hislop Posted in Center for Green Schools

Over time, a recognizable pattern has developed in youth that has begun to alter their behavior, health and consciousness. Today, American children are spending more time indoors and less time engaging with nature compared to recent history. In author Richard Louv’s book, “Last Child in the Woods,” he presents a persuasive case for the...

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