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Environmental Education in the Every Student Succeeds Act

Background Large numbers of environmental education providers, conservation organizations, businesses, sportsman’s groups, health care workers, school administrators and others have advocated for increased federal support for environmental education through amendments to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (formerly No Child … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Environmental Education Week

In a first for a Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan relates how environmental education can be a tool to improve student health and engagement in STEM fields in a public service announcement for National Environmental Education Week. “We know so … Continue reading

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NHSTA Spring Conference Workshop

The Environmental Literacy Group will be presenting at the Spring Conference of the New Hampshire Science Teachers Association on March 11 at Keene State College. This workshop will explore what the environmental literacy plan and why it is important to … Continue reading

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Three New Hampshire Organizations Awarded Grants to Improve Environmental Literacy

Rising to the top of a highly competitive process, the Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire, the Hubbard Brook Research Foundation, and Peter Woodbury School/Bedford School District were each awarded $5,000 from the New England Environmental Education Alliance. These programs … Continue reading

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Environmental News from the US Department of Education

Know An Outstanding Environmental Educator?  The applications for 2013-2014 ED Washington and Classroom Teaching Ambassador Fellowships are now available and will close on January 29, 2013. Teaching Ambassador Fellows are outstanding teachers, with a record of leadership, strong communication skills, … Continue reading

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Green Schools Program from Project Learning Tree

Project Learning Tree® (PLT) GreenSchools! is a nationwide environmental service-learning program that inspires students to take personal responsibility for improving the environment at their school, at home, and in their community. Students, teachers, and school staff receive tools, training, and … Continue reading

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Reviewers needed for NEEEA Grant Funding Proposals

The New England Environmental Education Alliance (NEEEA) comprised of six organizations from each of the New England states has received Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) funding for capacity building mini-grants.  A New England Environmental Education Leadership Team, will over-see the program’s … Continue reading

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