Recovery Package Mixed for Green Education

March 2009
Wildlife Action News;Mar2009, p6
The article reports that the economic recovery package recently signed into law, in the U.S., includes green jobs, education and training, the results on green schools funding was reportedly mixed. About dollars 10 billion of the state stabilization funds for education in the recovery package may reportedly be spent on school modernization with preference to green, but reportedly no specific amount has been set aside for green renovations of the U.S. Schools.


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