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May 2012

Published on May 14, 2012 Written by Nathaniel Allen Posted in Center for Green Schools

On Wednesday, May 1, the USGBC South Carolina Chapter hosted an event to strategize pathways to bring political common ground on green schools to the Palmetto State. The event was held in Columbia at the LEED Gold Thomas Cooper Library at the University of South Carolina, and featured...

Published on May 10, 2012 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

It’s been a very exciting few weeks at Green School Bali since the Center for Green School’s Rachel Gutter visited and presented us with the award as “...

Published on May 9, 2012 Written by Molly Hislop Posted in Center for Green Schools

As we celebrate National Bike or Walk to School Day today, it is important to recognize how our culture has changed transportation behaviors. In 1969, riding your bike or walking to school was commonplace, and nearly 50 percent of kids chose that mode of transportation. By 2009, that number dropped to just 13 percent. What is causing kids...

Published on May 8, 2012 Written by Vanessa Santos Posted in Center for Green Schools

Community colleges serve as the centers of educational opportunity, collectively providing millions of individuals – regardless of their wealth, cultural background or experience – an accessible place where they can gain the skills and knowledge necessary to become successful professionals.

As the economy continues to change, and as...

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