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New VBCPS program features immersive learning experience

New VBCPS program features immersive learning experience
Posted on 11/28/2018
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s (CBF) Brock Environmental Center is a beacon for energy efficiency and conservation, sitting on 122 acres along the Lynnhaven River and featuring living shorelines, oyster reefs and 3,600 species of flora and fauna. And it will soon be home to a classroom of Virginia Beach City Public School (VBCPS) students.

The Environmental Studies Program for high school juniors and seniors will begin in 2020 at the Brock Center, following the school board’s approval Nov. 27 of an operating budget that will fund staff, professional development and transportation to and from the center. The classroom itself will be built thanks to a generous $1.5 million dollar donation from one of the center’s namesakes, Joan Brock.

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