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New England schools eligible to apply for green bus funding

May. 20, 2022 16:14 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — School districts across New England are now eligible to apply for a portion of $500 million toward the purchase of zero-emissions school buses, which benefit the environment and children's health, officials said Friday. “These funds will make a real and lasting...

Tennessee State gets $1.9M agriculture grant from USDA

May. 17, 2022 04:11 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State University won a $1.9 million grant for its College of Agriculture to lead a group of historically Black schools in research around sustainable agriculture and environmental conservation, the college announced on Monday. The 1890 Center of...

Boston to replace school buses with electric ones by 2030

Apr. 06, 2022 14:35 PM EDT

Boston plans to replace its entire fleet of more than 700 school buses with electric vehicles by 2030, starting with 20 buses that will be taking kids to school some time during the next school year, Mayor Michelle Wu said Wednesday. The move to address climate change by reducing...