New Orleans’ Benjamin Franklin High School, a selective charter school adjacent to the University of New Orleans, is known for its educational excellence and national ranking. However, the achievements of Franklin students are not limited to the classroom.
California’s efforts to combat climate change and grow a vibrant economy that will sustain both present and future generations will be highlighted at the upcoming Green California Summit in Sacramento April 7-8.
The United States Green Building Council (USGBC) Center for Green Schools, based in Washington, honored a number of projects, institutions and individuals in December with Best of Green Schools awards.
Green Technology magazine, alongside partners Gen7 and Panasonic, honored a number of institutions leading the way in sustainability at the Green California Schools & Community Colleges Summit in Pasadena earlier this month. The event celebrated a variety of green and sustainable projects and facilities across the state on both the community college and school level.
The two-day Green California Schools Conference kicks off in Pasadena Nov. 5, bringing together teachers, administrators, architects, engineers, facility managers and others to share knowledge about a variety of sustainability issues facing the state’s schools and universities.
Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy, designed by STR Partners and built by F.H. Paschen/S.N. Nielsen & Associates, both of Chicago, recently received LEED Platinum certification. This distinction makes it the first building in the Chicago Public Schools system, as well as the first new school in the city, to achieve the status.