You might have already heard of the Claremont Energy Challenge—it’s an initiative of the city of Claremont, CHERP, Sustainable Claremont and more than 40 community organizations to lead the nation in energy efficiency.
The Claremont Energy Challenge, initiated by Sustainable Claremont and implemented by CHERP, is Claremont’s bid in the $5 million Georgetown University Energy Prize. Its goal is to develop a scalable, replicable and innovative model for city sustainability.
“When you go out and see kids camping who’ve never camped before, it brings it all home to me.”
Obviously, getting people outdoors, getting them to enjoy being in nature, is a passion for Sean Woods. Luckily, it’s his job.
Mr. Woods is superintendent of the Los Angeles sector of the California State Parks system.
School’s out, and that means our schools have completed yet another year of standardized testing.
What this should mean, in an education town like Claremont, is that we will be evaluating these tests before we start gearing up for the next round. However, I’m not sure that this will happen.
In the past, Claremont has not been very critical of these tests.