The Oshkosh Area School District is one of 56 Wisconsin districts that have signed a contract with the state vowing to reduce their energy use by 10 percent. To get there, Oshkosh hopes to make a sweeping change, from simple habits of individuals to upgrading the core equipment that runs its schools, reports the Oshkosh Northwestern. "This is a total district effort," said Interim Superintendent Bette Lang. "Every student and employee can play a role in saving energy." The contract is Lt. Governor Barbara Lawton's Energy Star School Challenge. Currently, 56 Wisconsin districts have signed the commitment to improve energy...

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