Wisconsin district plans green-themed charter school

Feb. 18, 2009
Black River Area school will offer environmentally focused curriculum

The School District ofBlack River Falls (Wis.) is planning to open a green-themed charter school for 2009-10. Dubbed BRAGS, for Black River Area Green School, it is scheduled to open with 20 to 25 students in 11th or 12th grade. The district's outdoor education center will provide a home for the school, which will offer an environmentally focused, hands-on education. Students will complete individual projects in four areas: horticulture/organic farming; forestry, fisheries and wildlife; eco-friendly, sustainable lifestyles; and green building and design. To read more about plans for the school, click here.

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