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Schools Consider More Aggressive Approach To Renovations

Schools Consider More Aggressive Approach To Renovations

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The Albemarle Schools did many traditional renovations in recent weeks, and the county is mulling over recommendations for a more aggressive program. Rosalynn Schmitt of the Albemarle Schools’ Building Services Department says many of the spaces don’t meet the students’ needs for a 21st century. Superintendent Pam Moran has urged the school board to provide some guidance on this issue. The board’s August 28th meeting will focus on long-range building needs.

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