Nearly half of the more than 20 school closures announced by the Flint School District over the last decade have been in predominantly black neighborhoods on the northwest side of the city, according to an MLive-Flint Journal analysis.
While the Reedsburg Area School District’s energy use is up slightly, a cost analysis shows an eight-years savings of more than $550,000 because of a number of efficiency improvement projects.
Two Centennial School District schools are partnering with Portland Parks and Recreation to bring community gardens to Rockwood, a high-poverty neighborhood whose residents have limited access to fresh food.
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.
In what could become the largest solar power project of its kind in the nation, the Department of Education is proposing to install photovoltaic panels on every public school in Hawaii over the next five years in a bid to cut electricity costs and move the state closer to its renewable energy goals.
The Stow-Munroe Falls School District is still looking for ways to save money by cutting costs with energy.