Do Teachers Unions Lead the Way to Better Schools?

I have a concern: Teachers are getting pummeled. Too often, they are being demonized in the media and blamed by politicians for being the cause of bad schools. Right-wing governors, power-hungry mayors Read Full Story »

Empowering Parents With The Information They Need – School Report Cards

Empowering Parents with DATA: School Report Cards Increasing parental involvement is essential to building strong schools. Students with involved parents are more likely to earn higher grades, attend school regularly, and matriculate Read Full Story »

Mayor Has Too Much Power Over NYC School System

NEW YORK — Left out, many teachers and parents say they have increasingly felt ignored and bypassed, as mayoral control of schools stretches on under Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s third term. Rather than Read Full Story »

Jeffco Public Schools in Colorado Excited About Solar Energy Education

Washington, D.C. – In one 50-minute period last month, the Intro to Engineering students at Chatfield High School in Jefferson County, Colorado, charted the strength of solar panels at their desks, then Read Full Story »

Broken Bow Wind Farm

Custer County, NE – Governor Dave Heineman joined the presidents of Edison Mission Energy and Nebraska Public Power District Tuesday to dedicate the Broken Bow wind project in Custer County, Nebraska. The Read Full Story »

Sun Power for Schools Program

In Georgia, Green Power EMC’s ongoing initiative, Sun Power for Schools, educates students about renewable energy and its impact on the environment. They are partnering with local middle and high schools to Read Full Story »

Wind for Schools Project

As the United States dramatically expands wind energy deployment, the industry is challenged with developing a skilled workforce and addressing public resistance. To address these issues, Wind Powering America launched the Wind Read Full Story »

Unique Solar Energy Applications at Schools

Schools and colleges have been one of the biggest supporters of solar energy, as many education organizations already use photovoltaic power to keep their operations running and to inform students about clean Read Full Story »

 

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SolarCity to Power Nine Martinez Unified School District Schools and Facilities With Solar Energy

Martinez, CA – SolarCity today announced a 1.3-megawatt (MW) solar power project that will bring renewable energy to nine Martinez Unified School District (MUSC) schools and facilities. The solar installations, delivering environmental benefits to a city that naturalist and writer John Muir called home, are expected to save the district $442,000 on utility bills in