Districtwide Green Efforts Launched From Top to Bottom

May 2010
Principal;May/Jun2010, Vol. 89 Issue 5, p34
The article discusses an environmentally sustainable model for the Virginia Beach City Public Schools in Virginia. It focuses on building construction using Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) principles, sustainable practices including a no-idle policy for school buses, a recycling program, adjustment of interior temperature ranges, an increase in cell phone recycling, and outdoor teaching gardens.


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