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The Roots of Inclusion at Prairie Crossing

By. Melissa Plucinski and Robb Freeman, Prairie Crossing Charter School In the spring of 2017, an idea sprouted during a first/second-grade team meeting at Prairie Crossing Charter School, located in Grayslake, Illinois. The teachers were hoping to repurpose their...

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Apply Now for the 2019 Best of Green Schools Awards

Green Schools National Network is excited to partner again with The Center for Green Schools at USGBC to co-present the Best of Green Schools 2019.   The Best of Green Schools celebrates the hard work being done—by people, schools, campuses and organizations—to...

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100% Clean Energy School Districts: A Growing Movement

By. Katy Mamen and Lisa Hoyos, Sierra Club's Climate Parents Program   In an era where local governments and municipal leaders are embracing the need to address climate change, the movement for 100% clean energy cities, businesses, and school districts is gaining...

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What Cool Schools Can Do

By. Tom Yohemas Reprinted with permission from Teaching Teens about Climate Change, Green Teacher, 2017, 80pp. Learn more about Green Teacher’s nonprofit magazine and books at www.greenteacher.com.

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Using Grand Challenges as a Framework to Change the World

By. Dr. Jimmie Cave and Lauren Kelly, The STEM Academy at Bartlett, and Peter Ulrich, Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools   Opening its doors in 2013, The STEM Academy at Bartlett is a public school in Savannah, Georgia that provides an innovative and rigorous...

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From Stems to STEM

By. Lauren Madden and Courtney McGovern   Reprinted with permission from Green Teacher #108, Winter 2016. Learn more about Green Teacher’s nonprofit magazine and books at www.greenteacher.com.

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