ERIC Number: ED510112
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-May-15
Reference Count: 0
Green Buildings: Benefits to Health, the Environment, and the Bottom Line. US Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Hearing, Washington, DC, May 15, 2007
Barnett, Claire L.
Healthy Schools Network, Inc.
This paper presents a transcript of the speech delivered by the author at the US Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Hearing, Washington, DC, May 15, 2007. The author talked about how the Healthy Schools Network works to ensure that every child will have an environmentally healthy school that is clean and in good repair. The organization has successfully shaped and secured new polices, programs, and funds for schools, at home in New York, and nationally, while its Clearinghouse has assisted parents and schools in every state. The national Coalition provides "the platform and the forum" for healthy school environments, endorsed by over 520 organizations and individuals nationwide.
Descriptors: School Buildings, Child Health, Physical Environment, Clearinghouses, Nonprofit Organizations, Educational Environment, Educational Facilities Design, Educational Facilities Improvement, Facility Guidelines, School Safety, Educational Facilities Planning, Environmental Standards, Conservation (Environment), Educational Policy, Transcripts (Written Records), Hearings, Federal Government, Educational Finance, School Maintenance, Hazardous Materials, Public Health, Pollution
Healthy Schools Network, Inc. 773 Madison Avenue 1st Floor, Albany, NY 12208. Tel: 518-462-0632: Fax: 518-462-0433; Web site: http://www.healthyschools.org
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Healthy Schools Network, Inc.