Learn about research indicating that increased heat, and hotter classrooms, decreases students’ learning abilities, especially for students of color.
Read about a proposed fracking site in Colorado that is adjacent to a school in a predominantly non-white area, and the push back from moms that has followed.
Read about a Pennsylvania mom who became an outspoken anti-fracking activist after her daughter’s health problems were traced to benzene exposure.
Our 2018 National Healthy Schools Day Twitter Chat focuses on lead in schools and childcare facilities. There is no safe level of lead!
Read about a grassroots movement in Idaho to stop the legislature from stripping schools of climate science education. Students, teachers, and parents made their voices heard!
Learn how kids can become responsible stewards of our planet in the future. Read our profile of KidsGardening, the national resource educating families about this important activity.
When wildfires are extinguished, they can leave behind dangerous wildfire smoke. Read one Montana mother’s first-hand report of raising children where the air is unhealthy to breathe.
Learn how schools can and should be part of the adaptation system communities put in place to deal with climate change related extreme weather events.
Read three inspiring stories that showcase the silver lining in the destruction that extreme weather disasters leave behind.
Learn why where you live helps dictate what your children learn about climate change and why we owe it to our children to teach climate change science.
Learn about four energy, time, and money saving ways to get your kids to school each day that all help reduce the pollution around schools.
Read about the EPA climate change information for students and teachers that has been buried or removed by the Trump administration and Scott Pruitt.