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It’s Official: Inaugural U.S. Green Ribbon School Award Winners Announced!

4/30/2012 // By Danielle Moodie-Mills

On April 23, 2012, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, alongside White House Council for Environmental Quality (CEQ) Chairwoman Nancy Sutley and EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, announced the winnersof the inaugural U.S. Green Ribbon School Awards. Seventy-eight schools representing 29 states were […] Read more >

Secretaries Duncan and Salazar Team Up for Outdoor STEM Education on Public Lands

3/27/2012 // By Patrick Fitzgerald

Earlier this month I had the honor of participating in the White House Conference on Conservation, where leaders from all 50 states convened for an update on and discussion about the Obama Administration’s America’s Great Outdoors (AGO) initiative. AGO is an […] Read more >

Green Ribbon Schools announced by Dept of Education

Green Ribbon Schools: The Win-Win Scenario our Students Need!

4/26/2011 // By Jenna Peters

Written by: Danielle Moodie-Mills and Jenna Peters The U.S. Department of Education announced today the creation of the Green Ribbon Schools program, which will recognize schools that have taken great strides in greening their curricula, buildings, school grounds and overall […] Read more >

Ron Sims inspires at Department of Education Green Summit

9/21/2010 // By Cheli Cresswell

Deputy Secretary of Urban Development Ron Sims took the podium yesterday during the Sustainability Education Summit: “Citizenship and Pathways for a Green Economy” to make a strong case for the role of education in achieving our goals of developing a […] Read more >

Sustainability Education Summit convenes in DC this week

9/20/2010 // By NWF

Patrick Fitzgerald is NWF’s Director of Education Advocacy. I’m sitting in a room with 250+ leaders from the education, environmental, and business communities for the first ever Sustainability Education Summit, hosted by the U.S. Department of Education. The National Wildlife […] Read more >

Department of Education to Make University Sustainability Grant Decisions

9/12/2010 // By Julian Keniry

A “University Sustainablity Program (USP),” passed by Congress as part of the Higher Education Opportunity Act (2008) and authorized at the U.S. Department of Education, will distribute grants soon through the Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education (FIPSE).  The […] Read more >