May 31st, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan
Colleges welcome the self-motivated learners often found in the homeschool community. It's not for every family, but it has proven successful for many students. With the COVID-19 lockdown, homeschool became the landscape for most families
May 26th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider
With solar being a popular choice for those looking to save on their energy costs, it's no surprise that schools are taking advantage of it as well. Furthermore, many more schools could save money by going solar
April 16th, 2020 | by Rocky Mountain Institute
The coronavirus has exposed the ills of continued automobile-centric urban planning practices that adversely impact equity, health, and the climate. Those of us who are working from home, own an automobile, and can conveniently make grocery runs may overlook the fact that many in this country are not so lucky
March 16th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor
The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) announced a settlement agreement with Asset Campus Housing, Inc., the largest third-party property management company in the nation for campus living, that will open up access to 140,000 beds across 40 states and 77 cities to families with children
March 11th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
Elon Musk told an audience this week college is mostly for having fun and not for learning. He wants his companies to hire exceptionally talented people instead of relying on college degrees.
March 8th, 2020 | by Nexus Media
“Today’s girls are tomorrow’s leading scientists, campaigners and politicians.”
February 8th, 2020 | by Barry A.F.
Last week we asked for your help in creating our new Key Articles section, and you delivered. There were many comments with excellent suggestions, and plenty of helpful commentary. In addition, an unexpected dynamic came along — good suggestions reminded me of other articles that also needed to be included
February 8th, 2020 | by Barry A.F.
This section is meant as a primer to the world of climate change and renewable energy. CleanTechnica has posted over 40,000 articles since its inception in 2008, however, reading all of them would take months, so the following is a distillation of the key pieces of the puzzle
February 6th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider
Waco's Texas State Technical College has been chosen as the first school in Texas for Tesla START, the Silicon Valley company's electric vehicle service program. Tesla START, which stands for Student Automotive Technician Program, is a 12-week program and could create an opportunity for a Tesla service center in Waco
January 19th, 2020 | by Barry A.F.
CleanTechnica has posted 40,000 articles since 2008, written by hundreds of authors. In these, there are many that have covered current events, many that are instructional/timeless, and many that provide useful comparative knowledge such as renewable vs fossil fuel costs
January 4th, 2020 | by Rocky Mountain Institute
A year after Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated Puerto Rico and left millions without power, schools have equipped themselves to withstand future weather events and grid outages to continue providing education to their students
December 24th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider
Big Green is changing the world one seed at a time. The idea is a seed bank with a collection of thousands of seeds. This is an investment into our future and gives students access to hands-on food education — educating our children about food is truly important for coming next generations. Big Green is raising funds for the seed bank
December 9th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan
Children from “Die Arche” (The Ark) organization in Berlin were recently invited to discover the world of electric mobility at "the DRIVE. Volkswagen Group Forum." E-mobility will be normal by the time they are older, but how do they react to it today
December 8th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba
One of the hardest things about getting more people to adopt electric vehicles is the learning curve. For those of us who own EVs and have for a while, it's easy to take for granted what it takes to operate one. You have to know how to charge, where to charge, and you have to know that charging at home is even possible
December 6th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan
Standard Solar, Inc. is now supporting Richmond Public Schools with a 2.9-megawatt solar project that should be completed this year. Solar arrays were installed at 10 elementary and high schools throughout the Richmond, Virginia, and Dominion Energy service area
July 29th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider
It's that time of year again. The smells, paper, pen ink, and pencil lead, the sounds of books opening and pens and pencils writing — these permeate the senses of many students as they head back to school. Unfortunately, more than 30 million of these children attending schools nationwide are not only enrolled in the free and reduced meal programs but come from families with parents who are struggling financially
August 4th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman
As the Gigafactory in Nevada continues to grow, so does Tesla's commitment to local schools. Tesla is looking to "give students more access to specialized fields of study such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)," according to Teslarati. JB Straubel, Tesla's co-founder and CTO, explains, "The demand for STEM jobs in Nevada will continue to grow dramatically over the next few years."
May 21st, 2018 | by Nexus Media
Rachel Yoho was concerned about the apparent absence of information about climate change in college textbooks. So, while pursuing her doctorate at Arizona State University, she decided to look into the matter. The results were disturbing
April 8th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Tesla has developed a training program called START to teach people how to qualify for jobs at its service centers. The first START class has just graduated from Central Piedmont Community College in Huntersnville, North Carolina
November 12th, 2017 | by Carolyn Fortuna
School districts around the U.S. are looking for cost savings through energy efficiency measures
October 15th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan
The finalists in the Global High Schools category shock me every year. They offer so much creativity, passion, and goodwill. This year, I was particularly surprised that the teacher from one of the winning schools is a long-time CleanTechnica reader!
June 19th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
The Oklahoma Energy Resources Board is funded by the oil and gas industry to create teaching materials that laud petroleum products in elementary schools. Is what it does any different than feeding children carcinogens?
June 6th, 2016 | by James Ayre
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