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Center for green schools

August 2016

Published on August 22, 2016 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in Center for Green Schools

Schools have a direct impact on student and teacher health. Improving cleanliness, lighting quality, indoor air quality, lunchroom nutrition and physical activity can boost health and wellness and make the school day better for students, teachers and staff. 

Join us, and together, we’ll build a healthier, brighter future for...

Published on August 16, 2016 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Center for Green Schools

LEED® Lab™ isn’t your typical college course. The LEED Lab course goes far beyond just giving students an understanding of basic concepts and actually prepares them to land the competitive 21st century careers they want—and to succeed...

Published on August 8, 2016 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in Center for Green Schools

On Green Apple Day of Service, you can make an impact right inside the classroom. Advancing a culture of sustainability within schools means ensuring that students of all ages can acquire the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors that prepare them to lead and succeed in green 21st ...

Published on August 2, 2016 Written by Josh Lasky Posted in Center for Green Schools

As we gear up to celebrate the 2016 Green Apple Day of Service on Sept. 24, let’s take some inspiration from the communities who have come together to make a difference in their schools thus far. 

The first Green Apple Day of Service flagship project of the year took...