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"Community and Coal" a beneficial program for Betsy Layne students

Students at Betsy Layne Elementary are improving math and science skills while becoming good environmental stewards. Students participating in the “Community and Coal: Reclaiming our Future” program are getting some hands-on science work and helping to improve reclaimed coal property at the same time.

According to officials, the program helps students in a real world way, using hands-on learning across the curriculum with goals of being good stewards of the earth, instilling values of hard work and cooperation, problem solving in math and science, writing, technology, art and career awareness.

Filed under: Floyd Co. | Public service | Schools | Environment | Mining


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