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News Item: Schools Go Green – and Save Green – with Help from Private, Foundation and Nonprofit Sectors
Since Secretary Arne Duncan announced the Green Ribbon Schools effort this past September, program staff have learned about a wide range of free resources available to help schools go green and to save green, too. Green schools are taking advantage of grants, volunteer support, education resources and other help — from innovative business partnerships to overnight field trips at nearby outdoor education centers. See more >>
Resources for Schools
To assist schools and state authorities in verifying their compliance with applicable health, safety and environmental laws, we have the following documents on our site, courtesy of the Environmental Protection Agency:
Information on State Contests For Nominations to USED
New websites and applications are being launched daily by each of the participating 36 nominating authorities, including:
See all participating state contacts at http://www2.ed.gov/programs/green-ribbon-schools/state-contacts.doc. Additional links for newly launched contests and websites are added regularly.