Archives for: February 2013

02/06/13

Permalink 11:16:53 am, by mleslie Email , 99 words, 265 views   English (US)
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Coalition for Healthier Schools release new report: Towards Healthy Schools

Washington, DC - February 5, 2013 - Leaders of the national Coalition for Healthier Schools today presented a new national report, Towards Healthy Schools 2015, to the Obama Administration and Congress. The state by state data and policy report and analysis says “all school children should be considered at elevated risk of health and learning difficulties due solely to the unexamined and or unaddressed risks in their schools and the lack of public health services for children….” Also released was a letter to Congress signed by more than 75 organizations calling for funding US EPA’s children’s health and schools-related voluntary programs.

02/05/13

Permalink 09:28:42 am, by mleslie Email , 64 words, 242 views   English (US)
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U.S. National Building Museum Opens Green Schools Exhibition on March 3rd

Over 60 million Americans spend their days in K-12 school buildings. Ensuring that these students, faculty, and staff have a safe and healthy place to learn and work, and that the buildings conserve energy and water while remaining economical to build, are some of the most important issues facing educational leaders and city planners as they work to renovate older schools and build new structures.

Permalink 09:25:22 am, by mleslie Email , 25 words, 247 views   English (US)
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Adopt a School - Introduce Students to the World of Architecture, Construction, and Engineering

The U.S. National Building Museum has launched a sponsorship program for District of Columbia Title I schools. Click on the headline for more information.

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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