Category Archives: Budget

Lots of Money to Make California Schools Greener

California invests to make schools green

During the fall campaign, California’s attention was focused on the presidential race and Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax measure. But in a historic, largely overlooked environmental shift, the state’s voters also triggered a multibillion-dollar tidal wave of new green spending. By overwhelmingly passing Proposition 39, voters closed a tax loophole on out-of-state corporations that will generate

Wind turbine installed at Central High School

Woodstock, VA – After a lengthy process of filling out applications, finding funding and receiving permits, a permanent wind turbine was installed at Central High School on Monday afternoon. Back in 2010, teachers at the school learned about the Wind for Schools project, which educates a community on wind energy options while making wind data

Langley Academy May Be The Ultimate Green School

The Ultimate Green School Langley Academy

From a biomass boiler to school-grown veg, Langley Academy has fully embraced sustainability. Headteacher Rhodri Bryant talks to Emma Drury about the school’s green ethos… How did the idea come about to make Langley Academy a sustainable project? Sustainability is very close to the heart of our sponsors and was always going to be key

Austin Independant School District Addresses Inequity in School Funding

The Austin school district announced Monday that it will partner with a nonprofit company to allocate funding and resources to its schools more equitably, based on the individual needs of students instead of formulas tied to staffing levels set by the administration. The company, Education Resource Strategies, has worked with Los Angeles, Denver and several