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6-Feb-14 (HCS) - The Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) is pleased to announce the state’s 2014 Green Ribbon Schools. The schools are honored for their approach to creating "green" environments through reducing environmental impact, promoting health, and ensuring a high-quality environmental and outdoor education. The Alabama Green Ribbon Schools have been submitted for the US Department of Education Green Ribbon School Program. National honorees will be announced on April 22, 2014.

The selected schools are being honored for their exemplary efforts to reduce environmental impact and utility costs; promote better health; and ensure effective environmental education, including civics and green career pathways.


The Alabama Green Ribbon Schools are: 

- F. E. Burleson Elementary School, Hartselle City School System
- Homewood Middle School, Homewood City School System
- Brock's Gap Intermediate School, Hoover City School System

“These Alabama schools have been nominated and chosen based on their dedication to environmentally sustainable and innovative practices. They are a model for our state. We are very proud to see new schools join the Green Ribbon Schools honorees this year,” said Dr. Tommy Bice, State Superintendent of Education.

See more from the Alabama State Department of Education news release.

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