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A measure of Green Schools: A review of occupant health w/ @HarvardChanSPH @EDGreenRibbon

Over the past four years, the Department of Education’s Green Ribbon Schools Award (ED-Green Ribbon Schools) has united the national green schools movement with a universal set of criteria. These criteria have the potential to inform and guide all schools toward sustainability, not just the very best of the best that have sought and will continue to seek the award. We believe the green schools community in the U.S. currently has a landmark opportunity to define a clear and comprehensive set of measures that all schools can use to track their progress in harmony with the three pillars of ED-Green Ribbon Schools: minimized environmental impact, improved occupant health, and effective environmental and sustainability literacy for all graduates. In February 2015, the Center for Green Schools at USGBC (Center) joined with four leading organizations in the green schools movement...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/measure-green-school-occupa...

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