Navajo Superintendent Weighs Reopening; Reducing A Hospital's Carbon Footprint

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The Head of School at Navajo Preparatory Academy in New Mexico explains her decision to keep school virtual for the time being, despite guidance from the Bureau of Indian Education that teachers should resume in-person teaching. Also, the operating room at Boston Medical Center is about as climate-friendly as they come. A renovation has helped reduce the electricity the hospital draws from the grid by 70% since 2012. WBUR's Martha Bebinger reports. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Aug. 14, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on August 14, 2020.


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