What is Kentucky Green and Healthy Schools program?
The Kentucky Green and Healthy Schools (KGHS) Program a joint program of the Kentucky Environmental Education Council and Kentucky Department of Education. KGHS is a voluntary effort to empower students and staff with the tools needed to take action and make their school operate at peak efficiency. KGHS incorporates a two-pronged approach. New or renovated schools may include a "green and healthy" design from the start. Existing schools participate as student’s inventory current school operations and environments and implement action plans to improve school health and sustainability.