Schools in Ann Arbor may soon be able to raise chickens as part of their curriculum.
"We work with area and perimeter in third and fourth grade so that would be when they work on designing the coop, collecting data. Learning about the ways the biological system works in the chickens."
Swinko added that this would also create opportunities for collaboration across schools in Ann Arbor by having students visit each others chicken coop set-ups to learn from each other.
Council is expected to make a final decision on this issue in a couple of weeks.
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