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National Green Week – Spotlight on the Green Energy Challenge

The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that schools could save up to 50% of their energy costs by adopting fairly simple energy-saving measures and renovations. Some estimates suggest that a 25% reduction in energy costs would save $1.5 billion! Not … Continue reading

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Career Tech/Votech Students Need Sustainability Education

Career and Technical Education (CTE) schools helps our nation meet the very real and immediate challenges of economic development, student achievement, and global competitiveness. Some 14 million students are enrolled in CTE – encompassing every state, with programs in nearly … Continue reading

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Green Jobs

School is generally considered the place where young people prepare for their futures. Many believe that it is society’s responsibility to instill students with the tools necessary to succeed in life regardless of what future they choose to live. GEF … Continue reading

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What is Sustainability Education, anyway?

One of the most interesting things the Green Education Foundation (GEF) has learned about sustainability education in 2011 is that nobody knows what it is. It’s not defined in the traditional sense, and if you research keyword searches on Google … Continue reading

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