What Is a Green School?

This succinct summary is based on twenty years' experience.

What is a Green School?

Whether they're called green schools, sustainable schools, eco-schools, or high-performance schools, people want to know: What makes these schools special? How can my school join this movement?

Every school will find its own right path. That's part of the challenge. It's also what makes the process so rewarding.

Here's an introduction to this dynamic movement, designed for easy downloading and sharing. It summarizes highlights of what we've learned over twenty years, and suggests some starting points in four areas rich with opportunities:

The Campus
Teaching and Learning

We hope that this downloadable resource will be a first step on the way to the adventure of schooling for sustainability.

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