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Sustainability meets the arts at a Las Vegas school (USGBC Nevada)

Just north of the famous Strip, historic downtown Las Vegas is home to a school where the arts and sustainability are putting on quite a show of their own. Las Vegas Academy of the Arts (LVA) is a recent winner of the Nevada GREENFest Award for Green School Leadership, presented by USGBC Nevada and Green Alliance . Located in the heart of old downtown, LVA is initiating an educational redevelopment across its campus. The public magnet school has more than 1,700 high school students majoring in dance, music, theater and theater technology, visual arts and more. In addition to their artistic accomplishments, students are committed to traditional academic pursuits, including environmental science. The school is a top performer in the Clark County School District; 85 percent of the class of 2016 plans to pursue higher education. The Las Vegas Academy of the Arts. Setting goals...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/sustainability-meets-arts-l...

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