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MPS launches big push to green more school playgrounds

Published July 8, 2019

Along with a long list of collaborators, Milwaukee Public Schools is announcing a multimillion-dollar investment in green schoolyards on Tuesday as part of an ongoing program to complete projects that will enhance school lanscapes, create outdoor learning spaces and improve the environmental impact of school grounds by replacing asphalt with green spaces.


Every school surrounded by a park

Published Jan. 29, 2013

Even a century ago, landscape architect Jens Jensen understood that the schoolyard could be both an area of recreation and exercise and of learning. It could offer an outdoor classroom. Green schoolyards, Jensen said, would improve the lives of more than just the school community. A number of Milwaukee schools are turning Jensen's words into reality all across the city.

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