Teachers Going Green Blog

Walking School Bus

Martha McCormick - Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Students at Perry Elementary School are using their feet instead of wheels to get to school. A walking school bus program, staffed by volunteers, offers students the option of walking a mile-long safe route to school instead of taking the bus. 

Think this might be a good idea for your school? Involve your students in a service project to get it going. This video has lots of ideas for investigating the problem and potential outcomes of more walking. Use lessons in Teachers Going Green to collect information and ideas--

...plan your project with--
Maybe it seems too late to set up a Walking School Bus this spring, but it's the perfect time to make plans for fall. Find more information about why it's a good idea at The Healthiest State Initiative.

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