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School Districts Wins U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Award

School Districts Wins U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Award

The U.S. Department of Education has announced that The School District of Philadelphia is among the 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools District Sustainability Awardees. The District is just one of nine school districts nationwide to receive such recognition. The District was nominated for the award by Pennsylvania Department of Education Secretary Pedro…

School District Wins U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools District Sustainability Award

PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Department of Education has announced that The School District of Philadelphia is among the 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools District Sustainability Awardees. The District is just one of nine school districts nationwide to receive such recognition. “The District has recently made considerable strides in providing our students with equitable…

School District Completes Hydration Station Initiative to Ensure Safe, Accessible Water for Students in Every District School in the City

PHILADELPHIA — As part of The School District of Philadelphia’s first-ever sustainability plan, GreenFutures, the District has completed its yearlong effort to equip every school with hydration stations, with 725 hydration stations now in all 218 schools throughout the city. “These hydration stations ensure all of our students have appealing and accessible drinking water,” said Fran…

School District Green Initiatives Reflect a Revitalized Focus on Improved Outdoor Spaces for Students

PHILADELPHIA –  School officials presented a summary of more than a decade of investment in schoolyard improvements across The School District of Philadelphia on Thursday, culminating in almost 100 completed and new projects under the Office of Capital Programs. Members of the School Reform Commission (SRC) voted to approve donations from both the Philadelphia Eagles…

School and City Officials Visit Lankenau High School to Announce Energy Efficiency Pilot Program

PHILADELPHIA –  Superintendent Dr. William R. Hite, City Council President Darrell L. Clarke, Councilman Bobby Henon, Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr., the Philadelphia Energy Authority, and representatives of labor met at Lankenau High School today to announce the launch of an energy efficiency pilot program. “The purpose of this energy pilot program is to determine if…