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U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools: For An Education Built to Last
Last week President Obama asked us to work together to create an America built to last -- one that thrives on innovation, collaboration, affordable education and spending within our means. As part of this effort, the U.S. Department of Education is working to encourage sustainable schools where facilities, health and education practices combine to support the nation’s needs in the long term. Read more>>>
Webinar Wednesdays | Clean, Green and Healthy Schools
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 8 has been hosting a Clean, Green and Healthy Schools webinar series every Wednesday for six weeks starting on January 18, 2012 at 3:30 MST (or 5:30 PM EST). The webinar series is designed for schools serving tribal communities but OPEN TO ALL school administrators, risk managers, educators, health and safety coordinators, school health professionals, environmental protection personnel, parents of school children, communities, and EPA personnel. Details here
Secretary Duncan to Speak About ED-Green Ribbon Schools at 2nd Annual Green Schools National Conference
Department of Defense and the Interior Schools Take Part in the Green Revolution
More than 30 states, the District of Columbia, the Bureau of Indian Education and the Department of Defense have begun their searches for school nominees to U.S. Department of Education in the pilot year of U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools. Find an application for the nomination in the state where your school is located here.
Consult Our Expanded Resource Pages with New Grants and STEM Listings
This week you’ll find enhanced financial and STEM listings, in addition to programs, standards and volunteer resources to support your school greening efforts.