The outdoors will be the classroom for about 60 young students in a proposed "green" charter school in Woodbury, Minn., that is scheduled to open in the fall. The Michael Frome Academy says it will stress putting students "into wild places" where they will be immersed in nature.The building and its surrounding area will have environmental features such as in-floor heating, native plants and rain gardens to collect runoff. Students would tend a vegetable garden and organic lunches would be available.
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RELATED: The Woodbury, Minn., City Council has approved a site plan for construction of Michael Frome Academy. To read The Woodbury Bulletin article, click here.