Students with disabilities gain academic, job skills with school garden

03/29/2010 | WBIR-TV (Knoxville, Tenn.)

Students in a special-education class at a Tennessee middle school planted an outdoor fruit and vegetable garden on their school's campus and practiced job-seeking skills as they applied for roles on the project. "We really wanted something that would allow our students to have a hands-on experience learning academic skills, job skills, and have social interaction in the whole school," special-education teacher Brad Bowles said.

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