Increase green space and gardens
Did you know?
- Students perform better when they get time to enjoy and interact with nature
- CPS partners with local organizations like Openlands , Greencorps Chicago , and the Chicago Botanic Garden to install and maintain school gardens
- About half of Chicago Public Schools have school gardens or campus parks
What can I do?
- Help your school use and/or maintain its school garden.
- Join the
Green Teacher Network and learn how to use school gardens in your current curriculum.
Eager to set-up a school garden? Check out Chicago Botanic Garden’s guide to school gardening .
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