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NAIAS Education Day Brings Youth, Auto Industry Together

More than 200 Detroit Public Schools pre-kindergarten students who participate in activities supported by the PNC Foundation “Grow Up Great” program attended the North American International Auto Show Education Day on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at Cobo Center. With the rapidly growing use of wireless technology, smart phones and the Internet, today’s youth are more connected and tech-savvy than ever. The North American International Auto Show focused on the various automotive-related technologies for students at all levels at its annual Education Day event. Now in its eighth year, NAIAS Education Day is a back-to-basics hands-on experience designed to attract students to the vibrancy of today’s automotive industry. NAIAS provides an in-depth auto show experience where students can view approximately 500 new vehicles on

DPS schools hold community green fairs, plantings in support of healthy, sustainable schools

East English Village Preparatory Academy, a brand new $46.3 million energy-efficient school built with environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient materials, is hosting a Community Green Fair Saturday as part of the Center for Green Schools and U.S. Green Building Council’s first ever Green Apple Day of Service. For one day, advocates from across the country and around the world will come together in support of healthy, sustainable schools by taking real action in their communities.  Many Michigan schools, including several other Detroit Public Schools, are participating this year. East English Village Preparatory Academy is seeking LEED for Schools Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.  Activities include a tour of this new state-of-the-art building, demonstrations on renewable energies and presentations from