Archives for: December 2010

12/02/10

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American Institute of Architects Releases Green Schools Issue Briefing

Washington, DC - The American Institute of Architects (AIA) strongly supports government policies and programs that spur the creation of high-performance green schools. These schools improve health and educational achievement, promote energy savings, and effect positive environmental change.

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12/01/10

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Los Angeles’s high school of urban planning welcomes its freshman class

by Nate Berg, Metropolis Magazine - Kids can be planners too. That’s the philosophy of a group of Los Angeles teachers who just started their own pilot school organized around the unlikely theme of urban planning. The East Los Angeles Renaissance Academy of Urban Planning and Design held its first classes in September on the crisp new campus of Esteban Torres High School, in the heavily Latino East L.A. It’s a neighborhood where, the teachers think, students can particularly benefit from the skills and values of the planning profession.

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Green School News

This news page has useful information for school communities about efforts to make buildings and schoolyards sustainable, high-performance and "green".

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