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1.2 million students spend their days in K-12 schools across Washington State. You can ensure they gain the skills and hands-on learning opportunities needed to be successful leaders. Our state depends upon the next generation… And Washington Green Schools is working with you to give them the tools they need to succeed.
Biking for Clean Air: A 2018-19 Success Story
In Spokane’s Hutton Elementary, a team of sixth-graders wanted to cut air pollution in their community. The Green Team launched its first-ever bike-to-school program and increased the number of cyclists by five times, to more than 100 riders each day! By earning their Washington Green Schools’ certification in Transportation, Hutton joined hundreds of other certified green schools in the WGS network. Next up, the students want to make biking for clean air a program across all Spokane Public Schools.