Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 03/12/2013 - 3:06pm
Bayside High School in Queens is one of two New York City public schools in a pilot program to replace water-wasting toilets with new low-flow flushers.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 10:54am
The Hawaii State Department of Education has embarked on a first- and largest-plan-of-its-kind nationwide to install solar panels in every school in the state. The plan will reduce the sunny state’s school energy costs from $47 million per year to zero, and generate revenue from extra energy that could go back to schools, school officials say.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/22/2013 - 2:35pm
On November 6, 2012, California voters approved two measures that should help the state's struggling economy.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/03/2013 - 3:54pm
A study of school design has discovered that school layouts can influence a child's development by as much as 25 percent — positively or negatively — over the course of an academic year.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 01/02/2013 - 3:09pm
No matter how much unwanted electronics are clogging your workspace, chances are, the Marblehead schools, with over 3,000 pounds of technology on hand, have you beat.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 12/11/2012 - 12:06pm
The Houston Independent School District took a big step in 2007 toward becoming environmentally friendly by designing two new schools to meet a coveted "green" standard set by a private-builders' group.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 11/26/2012 - 4:09pm
At a time for thanksgiving, students in the East Alton Elementary School District are showing their appreciation for their planet by participating in a pilot food scrap recycling program.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 10/23/2012 - 3:15pm
Duval County Public Schools recently received the Florida Green School District Award for leading the way in energy-saving efforts.