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  • Obama Administration to Honor ‘Green’ Schools That Teach ‘Environmental Literacy’

    05/17/2011 1:53:11 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 11 replies
    CNS News ^ | 5/17/2011 | Penny Starr
    (CNSNews.com) – Next year on Earth Day, the Obama administration plans to announce which U.S. schools have been selected as “Green Ribbon Schools,” a designation that will “honor” schools for “creating healthy and sustainable learning environments” and for “teaching environmental literacy.” The Green Ribbon Schools program was announced in late April, but details on how schools will be picked or what the honor entails have not been released. Jo Ann Webb, spokeswoman for the U.S. Department of Education, told CNSNews.com that the program is still under development. “The criteria have not been developed yet,” Webb said. “The plan is for...