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ABC's of Healthy Schools
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten - Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Checklist - Fact sheet
Summary: This is brief brochure provides suggestions for creating a voice for children and creating healthy school environments.
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As a parent, how do I get IPM implemented
Type: Article/Report - Case Study - Checklist
Summary: A five-step process is offered to help guide parents and PTA through the process of influencing their schools to develop and IPM program.
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Back to School Environmental Checklist
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Article/Report - Checklist
Summary: A broad coalition of educational, environmental, health and civic organizations have just released a 2004 School Environmental Checklist today at media events across the country. The action checklist is designed to help parents, students and teachers identify...
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Go Green Initiative
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten - Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Web site
Summary: The Go Green Initiative is a simple, comprehensive program designed to create a culture of environmental responsibility on school campuses across the nation. Founded in 2002, the Go Green Initiative unites parents, students, teachers and school administrators...
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Green Flag Program
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten - Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Case Study - Checklist
Summary: The Green Flag Program is a project of the Child Proofing our Communities Campaign coordinated by the Center for Health, Environment and Justice. They offer a start up kit to help school communities learn about the program and its materials describe how to fo...
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Green Schools Energy Project: Step-by-Step Manual
Grade Level: High School
Type: Checklist - Manual/Handbook - School Projects
Summary: This manual is designed for use by high school students. It is a 30-page pdf designed to engage students in a process of research about energy use within their schools. It provides step-by-step guidlines for implementing energy savings projects.
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IPM for Parents and Teachers, California
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Article/Report - Classroom Materials - Glossary - List - Web site
Summary: Background information and guidance offer suggestions for implementing an IPM program at schools. This link is directed to parents and teachers. Included are examples of School IPM programs, information on pesticide hazards, regulations and sample policies.
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Kids and Chemicals Facts and Laws
Grade Level: High School
Type: Classroom Lessons - Glossary - Powerpoints, videos and virtual tours
Summary: This lesson is designed so students are able to identify some of the synthetic chemicals they have contact with during their days; so they can consider the affects that toxic chemicals have on people; that they can reflect upon alternatives to toxic home-use p...
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Paint in Schools
Summary: This fact sheet addresses some of the basic concerns related to paints in the school environments, what kids can do and suggestions for schools (and parents).
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Public Schools: A Toolkit for Realtors
Type: Fact sheet - Glossary - Manual/Handbook - Web site
Summary: Schools are important factors in communities quality of life, according to The National Association of Realtors (NAR). NAR has prepared a Public Schools Toolkit that helps realtors understand concerns and place themselves in positions to influence the debate...
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Resources and References for Safe Healthy Schools
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten - Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Checklist - Web site
Summary: This list offers parents helpful tips and resources to address any environmental hazards found in schools.
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Schools and Cleaning Products
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten - Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: A fact sheet with suggestions for cleaning products, alternatives and efforts that can be provided by students and by schools to help decrease the amount of cleaning chemicals within the schools.
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Schools and Waste
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: This two-page fact sheet offers suggestions for reducing waste in schools that includes the cafeteria.
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Youth for Environmental Sanity (YES)
Grade Level: High School
Type: School Projects - Web site
Summary: YES! is a non-profit organization that connects, inspires and empowers young changemakers to join forces for a thriving, just, and sustainable way of life for all. Founded in 1990 by 16-year-old Ocean Robbins and 19-year-old Ryan Eliason, at a time when Nancy...
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