Green-themed school puts emphasis on civic involvement

Jan. 11, 2010
The Green School in Brooklyn, N.Y., encourages students to examines local issues
From The New York Times: Plenty of New York City schools, from elementary to secondary, teach students about environmental issues like endangered species or global warming, but places like the Green School in Brooklynput an overwhelming emphasis on civic involvement. The students are encouraged to delve into local issues that may affect them and their families, like contamination in waterways or the razing of low-scale housing.

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