GSI's Deborah Moore Wins 2010 Green Pioneer Award
The Green California Schools Summit honored Green Schools Initiative's Deborah Moore with its 2010 Pioneer Leadership Award in recognition of "the significant inroads she has made in promoting green culture in schools."
AACTE Launches Special Study Group on Education for Sustainability
Education faculty from around the country are launching a new Education for Sustainability Special Study Group (EFS SSG) within the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE). The SSG will provide a forum for teacher educators interested in integrating sustainability into the pre-service and on-going professional development of PreK-12 teachers.
Green School Construction: Full Steam Ahead!
Who knew that schools account for 27 percent of the U.S. construction market? With so much school construction, there's a huge opportunity to create healthy, resource-efficient learning environments for America's future. Discover how the San Bernardino, CA and Washington, DC school districts are doing just that.
U.S. Mayors Get Behind Green Schools
In response to the 2007 US Conference of Mayors resolution calling for "green schools for all children within a generation," U.S. Mayors seek to make green, healthy schools a national priority, starting with coordinated local efforts.
Air Pollution from Traffic Near Schools Associated with Asthma Onset
Air pollution from traffic near schools has been found to be associated with the onset of asthma in children. This story comes to us from Environmental Health News.
Ladies Home Journal Spotlights "America's Most Amazing Schools"
And now the good news we're all longing to hear about innovative educators and the cutting edge strategies they're implementing in schools across the U.S. Read on to find out how many American schools are getting it right.