October 05, 2005 1 min read

EdWonk points out that the U.S. Department of Energy’s just-unveiled energy conservation initiative -- the readily mocked “Energy Hog” program -- has resources for educators on its Web site. She’s a little skeptical:

I can just imagine it now: Thousands of eager students (ages 6-13) who have been deputized as "Energy Hog Busters" being sent home from hundreds of schools to execute their assigned missions of pointing out to energy hogs parents where they are wasting energy. Let the annoying begin!

(From The Education Wonks.)

A version of this news article first appeared in the Blogboard blog.