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FCPS, Redwood Cooperative School named 2020 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon honorees

While the state remains focused on fighting the novel coronavirus outbreak that has interrupted the school year, the U.S. Department of Education is honoring a Kentucky school district and a cooperative school for their environmental instruction efforts. Fayette County Public Schools (FCPS) and Redwood Cooperative School in Lexington are among 55 national honorees name as 2020 U.S. Department of Education...

Green Strides Best Practice Tour brings its environmental schools program to Bluegrass

(Photo from KEEC)   Central Kentucky is hosting part of the 2014 Green Strides Best Practice Tour. Representatives from the U.S. Department of Education will visit five sites that have achieved the national Green Ribbon Schools designation for their environmental efforts. The tours are also open to the public, along with a listening session about healthy schools and high-achieving students.   Green...