EPA is offering $500 million through the 2022 Clean School Bus Rebates for zero-emission and low-emission school bus rebates as the first funding opportunity. The first rebate period opened May 20th, 2022 and will be open until August 19th, 2022.
The K-12 Climate Action Commission released K12ClimateAction with policy recommendations to help the education sector take action on climate change. The action plan describes key challenges and opportunities related to mitigating climate change by reducing schools' environmental footprints, adapting and building resilience to climate impacts, and educating students on climate change and sustainability, with a focus on advancing equity. This is the most comprehensive climate action policy plan for schools ever published with the help of education stakeholders across the country.