Kindergarten and first-grade instructor Mary Jensen works with her students at the Bert Raney Elementary School in Granite Falls. Teachers and students are enjoying the benefits of improved ventilation and lighting systems in the building. Only five of 41 rooms in the building met the state's indoor air quality standards prior to the installation of the new systems. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
'Fresh' approach to education at YME
GRANITE FALLS -- Stuffy classrooms and hissing steam radiators might be the stuff of nostalgia, but they're also the cause for plugged noses and drowsy children not paying attention to teachers.
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