BOSTON (CBS) – A South Shore school has been dubbed the “Greenest in America,” and now they’re adding to that title.

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The South Shore Charter School in Norwell is known as the “Greenest School in America” thanks to its extensive student environmental programs. Now they’re adding to that title by acquiring the state’s first Hybrid-powered school bus. The school’s executive director Alisha Savage explains how this all came about…

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The schools’ “green programs” are pretty extensive. And Savage says they start early.

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South Shore Charter is a K through 12 school and Savage says students can take advantage of these environmental programs the entire time they are there.