Field Trip: Clermont NE school district students learn green lessons in their own backyard

BATAVIA, Ohio - Teachers around the Tri-State use innovative and creative means to engage their students and instill a love of learning. With our "Field Trip" series, we head back to school for a lesson in what works in classrooms today.

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Fourth-grade teacher Rachel Wood has spent the past two school years trying to make Clermont Northeastern (CNE) School District a little it greener while saving some green.

“We’re constantly facing a funding issue. Our district is very small, population-wise, and the state funding formula doesn’t really help us,” Wood said.

District staff and faculty must think of creative ways and grants to fund their schools, she said.

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