Saratoga Springs, N.Y., school focuses on outdoor education

Nov. 30, 2009
Students at Waldorf School spend at least 3 hours of the school day outside
From The New York Times: Schools around the country have been planting gardens and planning ever more elaborate field trips in hopes of reconnecting children with nature. The forest kindergarten at the Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs, N.Y., is one of a handful in the United States that are taking that concept to another level: its 23 pupils, ages 3 ½ to 6, spend three hours each day outside regardless of the weather.

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