Chicago Agricultural High School Teaches More Than Farming
You're probably aware that Chicago has high schools specializing in math and science as well as the arts. And there are military academies. But did you know that Chicago's big urban school system has an agricultural high school?
We went to check out Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood. It is, perhaps, the most unexpected high school in Chicago. Find out why.
Note: This story originally aired on “Chicago Tonight” on Nov. 17.
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