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  • Every Gift Makes A Difference... #GivingTuesday Is Nov. 28
    It is November and if you are engaged with any kind of media, you have probably been hearing about “Black Friday,” “ Cyber Monday ,” and all of the other “deals” that stores - in person or online - are offering for the holidays.  This always strikes me as funny since the holidays are, typically, a time of reflection and giving to others.  It was this thought ... more
  • Points And Badges And Challenges, Oh My!
    Hi Alliance Community!   We’re getting ready to take things up a notch and have some fun!  We’re rolling out a new Badge and Points systems to reward our most active users , identify some of our key contributors and highlight the things you do that help and inspire others!   You can see a full breakdown of Badges and Points here , but here are some highlights:   ... more
  • Back To School And Giving Back
    September is a hectic time of month for my family.  We live in the Northeast and school typically starts after Labor Day.  However, the planning for back to school starts much earlier with the “back to school supplies” shopping list. With a kindergartener and a 7th grader, the lists span from crayons to a scientific calculator, as well as tissues, hand ... more
  • Sc3 2017 - Students Lead On Conservation Challenges
    How will you translate your dreams into action to solve a conservation challenge in your school or community? This was the central guiding question for Sc3 2017, the 9th annual gathering of student environmental leaders held each June at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, WV.  more
  • Green School Bali takes Teaching to a new Green Level
    Green School in Bali, Indonesia is giving its students a relevant, holistic and green education in one of the most amazing environments on the planet. Its mission is to deliver a generation of global citizens who are knowledgeable about and inspired to take responsibility for the sustainability of the world. more
  • We Are Still In!!
    Unfortunately, the Administration announced that the United States is withdrawing from the Paris Agreement. As K-12 schools are the hubs of communities worldwide and the educators of the generations that will inherit this planet, we must continue to take a leadership role in our nation's climate actions.  As of June 5, leaders from 125 cities, 9 ... more
  • Announcing The Winners Of The 2017 Green Cup Recycling Challenge
    We have had a fantastic 2017 Green Cup Recycling Challenge.  Thanks to our amazing participants for all of your hard work!  You found so many creative ways to improve recycling at your schools, educating your school communities about recycling right, instituting school-wide waste reduction campaigns and policies and holding classroom challenges.  Your actions made a huge difference!  Here are the RESULTS!   more
  • Schools For Health
    By the time a student graduates from high school, she or he has spent 15,600 hours inside a school, an amount of time second only to that spent at home. Schools for Health: Foundations for Student Success, a new report by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, highlights more than 200 research articles and 70 health performance indicators. ... more
  • Join Us At 2 Fun Earth Day Events In New York City
    Daybreaker Dance Party - April 19 : Daybreaker events, you can dance your face off before work, feel gloriously healthy and participate in something greater than ourselves.  Earth Day March for Science NYC - April 22 :  March to celebrate your love and support of science.   more
  • Earth Day Is Coming So It Is A Great Time To GREEN Your School Fundraising
    ForestNation Guardian tree kits are a brand new creation for your school! Use the new, fun tree kits to fundraise any way you like with the profit margin you decide. Let's get everyone to plant and grow! It is really easy to start:        •  Motivate students with free lesson resources and sing along music video.        •  Use fundraising forms to collect pre-orders and funds up front.        •  Purchase tree kits and have stock to sell directly.   more
  • Green Cup RECYCLE Challenge runs April 1 - May 12. Register today!
    Are you looking for a way to engage your students in an Earth Day project or a fun year-end student challenge? Participate in the Green Cup RECYCLE Challenge from April 1 - May 12 and compete with schools around the nation to help reduce waste and clean the earth.   more
  • Teacher Grant Opportunity
    The grant is for $1,000 and open to school teachers and college professors.   more
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