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July 2017

Published on July 30, 2017 Written by Anisa Heming Posted in Center for Green Schools

A green school is about more than curriculum, more than programming and more than bricks and mortar. It’s a school that supports global sustainability in every way. A green school begins with the future in mind, designing a learning experience for students that will prepare them to lead the world toward a healthier, cleaner, more...

Published on July 27, 2017 Written by Sonia Htoon Posted in Center for Green Schools

Representatives from green schools, school districts and post-secondary institutions across the country came together to celebrate their recognition as 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbons Schools award winners. On July 19, after the official...

Published on July 27, 2017 Written by Phoebe Beierle Posted in Center for Green Schools

Primary and secondary schools around the country are constantly experimenting with new strategies. A common approach is the move away from linear concept teaching to interdisciplinary, hands-on learning that helps prepare students to think critically and better handle a changing world.

With the implementation of this educational pedagogy...

Published on July 26, 2017 Written by Amory Fischer Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Center for Green Schools staff at USGBC are fortunate to hear of many inspiring stories across the country, and Amory Fischer's is one we wanted to share. Fischer recently began a career...

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