At the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, we believe that everyone, from the kindergartner entering the classroom to the Ph.D. student performing research in a lab, should have the ability to learn in a green school.

Green schools reduce the environmental impact of buildings and grounds, have a positive effect on student and teacher health, and increase environmental literacy among students and graduates. With these three areas of impact as the foundation for our work, we connect with schools and campuses to achieve our vision of green schools for all within this generation. Working directly with teachers, students, administrators, elected officials and communities, we create programs, resources and partnerships that transform all schools into healthy learning environments.

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