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January 2015

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Published on January 30, 2015 Written by Rachel Gutter Posted in Center for Green Schools

At last year’s Green Schools National Conference, we called upon all who were assembled to speak with one voice and act as one movement. We’ve spent the last 11 months living that promise and learning when we speak and act as one community, we...

Published on January 30, 2015 Written by Mark Swiger Posted in Center for Green Schools

Mark Swiger is the Best of Green Schools 2014 Honoree in the Ambassador category.

Mark is a teacher in Marshall County Schools, WV. Active locally, statewide and nationally, Mark was behind the movement in his county...

Published on January 19, 2015 Written by Emily Riordan Posted in Center for Green Schools

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a time to focus on what we can do for others, something we know that supporters of the green schools movement do all year long. 

Last year saw the biggest turnout ever for Green Apple Day of Service. More than 3,800 events, projects and commitments...

Published on January 5, 2015 Written by Emma Arnold Posted in Center for Green Schools

On Nov. 7, 2014, Maple Dale School in Fox Point, Wisconsin made history. The school was the first in the world to earn certification under the LEED v4 Operations and Maintenance: Schools rating system,...