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Administration Honors U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools and District Sustainability Awardees; Announces Second Annual Best Practices Tour

U.S. Department of Education Office of Communications & Outreach, Press Office 400 Maryland Ave., S.W. Washington, D.C. 20202 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  July 22, 2014 Contact: Press Office (202) 401-1576 or press@ed.gov White House Council on Environmental Quality Acting Chair Mike … Continue reading

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Green Strides: Environment, Health and Facilities at the US Department of Education

ED is working to make all schools healthier, safer and more sustainable with initiatives in the areas of facilities, health and environment. Several key programs in these areas are: U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Green Strides Webinar Series … Continue reading

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ADMINISTRATION HONORS U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION GREEN RIBBON SCHOOLS AND DISTRICT SUSTAINABILITY AWARDEES; AND LAUNCHES FACILITIES BEST PRACTICES TOUR White House CEQ Chair Nancy Sutley, EPA Administrator Bob Persiacepe, and Deputy Under Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Janey … 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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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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