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Green Starts Early in Brazoria – Part One

When the West Brazos Junior High School opened its doors in the Fall of 2006, it became the first operational public junior high school in the state to achieve a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certification.  Assistant Superintendent of the Columbia Brazoria Independent School District, Martha Buckner, stated the district’s goals;  “Our goal was to demonstrate that green schools were achievable without spending extra money during the process.  The key was smarter choices, not more money.”

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