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April 2014

Published on April 24, 2014 Written by Kimberly Lewis Posted in Center for Green Schools

This month, Kimberly Tseng (LEED AP BD+C) was recognized as one of USGBC's Above and Beyond Volunteers - volunteer leaders whose contributions have led to outstanding achievements in the green building movement. 

Tseng has been a key asset in the launch of USGBC Louisiana’s first-ever ...

Published on April 22, 2014 Written by Nathaniel Allen Posted in Center for Green Schools
Milton-Union Exempted Village School in West Milton, Ohio

Earlier this afternoon, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and White House Council on Environmental Quality Acting Chair Mike Boots announced the 2014 class of Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS) honorees, highlighting a total of 57 schools and school districts from around the country. 

The 48 schools and nine...

Published on April 22, 2014 Written by Melissa Moritz Posted in Center for Green Schools

My favorite part of my job by far is getting to watch and hear about STEM teachers who are making science and math come alive for their students; teachers who are using issues that are both interesting and applicable to their students to demonstrate how STEM truly is all around us. 

As we prepare to celebrate Earth Day (which should...

Published on April 17, 2014 Written by Hannah Wilber Posted in Center for Green Schools

Now in its fifth year, The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges, 2014 Edition, released today, profiles higher education institutions in the United States and Canada that demonstrate notable commitments to sustainability in their academic offerings, campus...

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