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Change for the Greener for a Few Bronx Sixth-Graders

Change for the Greener for a Few Bronx Sixth-Graders

For years, this southwest Bronx neighborhood has outsourced its middle schoolers to classrooms outside the hilly enclave rising up to the west of the Grand Concourse. After eight years of petitions to the Department of Education for a school of their own, this year a few local parents got the chance to send their kids to nearby Highbridge, the city’s first LEED-certified green school.