Recovery Act Could Help Revitalize Schools and Economy in Vernonia, Oregon

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The ED TV team recently visited Vernonia, Oregon, a community whose schools and economy could benefit considerably from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Vernonia schools were flooded a year ago. Classes are being held in modular classrooms with one set of bathrooms for nearly 400 students. Budget cuts have cut into school supplies, and the specter of teacher layoffs looms.

Find out how educators and other community members believe the Recovery Act can help reinvigorate Vernonia schools. Watch this excerpt from the March TV show.

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Click here for an accessible version of the video.