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March 2013

Published on March 15, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

By Cliff Ashburner, Past-Chair, USGBC-Kentucky

I was asked to participate in a Pecha Kucha night last month, specifically to talk about green schools and how the Kentucky Chapter is leading this movement. The...

Published on March 14, 2013 Written by Sarah Leavitt Posted in Center for Green Schools
Photo Credit: CosmoPolitician via Flikr

This spring, the National Building Museum is debuting the first-ever museum exhibition dedicated to the greening of American schools. Featuring over 40 exemplary projects from new construction to rehabs to modular classrooms, the exhibition surveys the extraordinary breadth of green school design in the United States through sample building...

Published on March 12, 2013 Written by Rachel Gutter Posted in Center for Green Schools

Everywhere I go, I see schools falling apart. On my way to work in D.C., I pass schools with broken windows and crumbling bricks. In the Bronx, I’ve been inside schools where only one out of four bathroom stalls is even remotely usable. In Georgia, I’ve met students and teachers forced to take time away from the classroom to treat headaches and...

Published on March 5, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools
The USGBC Center for Green School’s 2012 “Greenest School on Earth,” Green Schoo

The following is a guest post by Kaia Roman, International Communications Manager, Green School Bali

As the inaugural recipient of the USGBC Center for Green School’s ‘Greenest School on Earth’ award in 2012, Green School Bali launched a worldwide scholarship competition today seeking the '...