12 Dec '11, 7pm

Honoring the People Pushing Green Schools to the Head of the Class

Honoring the People Pushing Green Schools to the Head of the Class

As a former teacher, I've seen first-hand the transformative effect that great educational environments can have on teacher motivation, student performance and community engagement. I also know that parents are unfailingly dedicated to their children's education and will do just about anything to give their kids an advantage in life. Over the past year, we at the Center for Green Schools have witnessed thousands of volunteers, educators, school administrators and policy makers transforming our nation's schools into inspiring places where children learn and thrive. 2011 was a landmark year for the green schools movement, so you can imagine that it was tough to whittle down the long list of accomplishments to 10 big wins. But we did. Today the Center, along with its founding sponsor, United Technologies Corp., released its "Best of Green Schools 2011 " list, highlighting the...

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