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Sustainability Education Clearinghouse launched

May 19, 2011
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WASHINGTON — The Green Education Foundation (GEF), along with the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), have announced the launch of its Sustainability Education Clearinghouse, according to a press release.

The Sustainability Education Clearinghouse is a free online tool that provides K-12 teachers with the ability to upload and share sustainability-focused lessons with one another, the release stated.

"The Clearinghouse provides teachers the opportunity to seek sustainability-focused lessons that have been tested and proven in the classroom," said Victoria Waters, GEF president.

"The goal is to offer educators a robust set of sustainably curricula, a growing area of interest and need for educators," Waters added.

According to the release, the U.S. Department of Education recently announced the creation of the Green Ribbon Schools program, which will recognize schools that have taken great strides in greening their curricula, buildings, school grounds and overall building operations.

Click here to read the complete release.

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