DODEA celebrates its latest ‘21st Century’ school at Yokota Air Base

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Thomas Brady, director of Department of Defense Education Activity, cuts a ceremonial ribbon for the new Yokota High School building at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. Flanking him are Col. Kenneth Moss, 374th Airlift Wing commander, and principal Priscilla Hill. (LEON COOK/STARS AND STRIPES)
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Thomas Brady, director of Department of Defense Education Activity, cuts a ceremonial ribbon for the new Yokota High School building at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. Flanking him are Col. Kenneth Moss, 374th Airlift Wing commander, and principal Priscilla Hill. (LEON COOK/STARS AND STRIPES)

DODEA celebrates its latest ‘21st Century’ school at Yokota Air Base

by: Leon Cook | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: September 26, 2017

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Classrooms with moveable glass walls that open to accommodate any number of students are part of a new energy efficient high school building at the home of U.S. Forces Japan and 5th Air Force in western Tokyo.

Yokota High School’s new facility, which welcomed its first students last month, is the second of what the Defense Department calls its “21st Century” schools.

“With 21st century teaching, we’re preparing students to be successful in life, successful as parents, as citizens, and as employees,” Department of Defense Education Activity director Thomas Brady said at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday.

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