Tag Archives: Education

Why Education Should Be Free

By Scott Hines gettingsmart.com February 15, 2013 Why Education Should Be Free For most, the single greatest barrier to accessing higher education is cost. In the last decade, tuition has skyrocketed across the United States. Crippling student loan debt in … Continue reading

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What a Wonderful World – Music for Peace

by Marcus Nobel United Earth Could Global Peace be achieved in one generation?  If the historical opinions of “experts” are any indication the answer is a resounding NO!  But, Peace is much too important to be left to the experts. … Continue reading

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Update: Enjoy a Rural Nature Walk/Students, Teachers Take it Outside

By Maureen C. Belt thepatch.com August 19, 2011 Here we are, the 19th of August, and the sunflowers are in full bloom, leaning their golden faces toward the rising sun. I never get tired of the summer flowers. I hope … Continue reading

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PEI internships provide insights into environmental issues, students’ futures

By Nick DiUlio princeton.edu August 25, 2011 Several Princeton undergraduates spent this summer immersed in local environmental issues, gaining insights into both the area’s ecosystem and their own futures, by interning with four organizations focused on sustainability. The local sustainability … Continue reading

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The best green colleges — 2012 edition

The Princeton Review releases its choices for the 2012 Green Rating Honor Roll. By Melissa Hincha-Ownby www.mnn.com Aug 02 2011 It’s that time again — time for The Princeton Review to publish its reviews for some of the best colleges … Continue reading

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Students become botanists for a day at the local zoo

By Nikki Namdar centralfloridafuture.com July 24, 2011 The animal division of Volunteer UCF took their first trip to the zoo and became botanists for the day to help maintain the environment for the zoo’s wildlife. “We have a very diverse … Continue reading

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Fighting pollution, with Green Ganpati’s blessings

By Kranti Vibhute mid-day.com (India) 2011-07-11 A group of college students started making eco-friendly idols of the God last year, and are enjoying unprecedented popularity, with orders pouring in for this year’s festival While the city gears up for days … Continue reading

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In touch with green

By ROHINI RAMAKRISHNAN The Hindu (India) July 11, 2011 A recently held seminar showed innovative ways for teachers to teach students about the environment. There is a lot of talk about the environment these days. If you talk to the … Continue reading

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Santa Monica High School Students Inspire Thought About Environment

By Susan Cloke SANTA MONICA MIRROR JULY. 3, 2011 Charlotte Biren and Jenna Perelman have been thinking about the natural environment and preparing to be environmental stewards since their elementary school days. They shine with confidence in their understanding of … Continue reading

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‘Green’ graduation requirement in Md. sparks debate

By Meera Pal wtop.com 7/1/2011 WASHINGTON – In addition to math and science requirements, Maryland’s high school seniors will now have to be environmentally literate to graduate. The State of Board of Education passed the requirement last week that every … Continue reading

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