By Rachel Gutter
Director, Center for Green Schools
It goes without saying, every parent wants their child to be healthy and safe. And teachers too, always have the best interest of our kids at heart. But sometimes what we don’t know can hurt us.
My little sister is a teacher, and in one of her first positions, she was the aid in a kindergarten class. She called me one day to complain about how “totally ungreen” her classroom was. “It doesn’t even have windows,” she bemoaned. A few months later, I had the opportunity to visit her classroom. When I ...