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Green Youth Movements Teach Kids Important Lessons

The leaves may be changing colors soon, but students across the country are going green. A youth-led organization is engaging high school and college students in a 30-day challenge to adjust their habits and go green.

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First Federal Movement to Support Green Schools

Department of Education launches Green Ribbon Schools program.

Largest Net-Zero Middle School to Open

Texas district will open the largest net-zero middle school in the nation.

New School Will be Both Sustainable and STEM Inspiring

The new Gloria Marshall Elementary School, opening this fall in Texas, will sport an aquatic pond, a butterfly garden, an above-ground cistern and a wind turbine.

Facilities of Environmental Distinction

The American Institute of Architects honors a few buildings that reveal environmental stewardship.

Missouri District Sports New Electric-Powered Trucks

Lee's Summit (Mo.) R-7 School District has become the first district in the United States to operate an all-electric distribution fleet.

The Rewards of Energy Management

Council Rock (Pa.) School District's success has been possible because board members, staffers, students and parents have all embraced the same idea—small actions, taken collectively, can yield huge changes.

ARRA Funds Empower Schools to Power Down

The Recovery Act has given a boost to shovel-ready, energy-efficiency projects in districts across the nation.

Kentucky Opens its Largest School

Warren County (Ky.) Public Schools opened the state's largest school to address the district's growing size.

Fast Facts about Disney's Planet Challenge

An interview with Beth Stevens, Ph.D., senior vice president of environmental affairs for The Walt Disney Company

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