More money for Arkansas school construction

Thursday, July 10, 2014

An additional $2.3 million has been approved for public school construction and renovation projects in Arkansas.

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1mbCYlr ) that the three-member Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation Commission unanimously approved the funding Wednesday after learning of an error by the Pulaski County assessor's office that affected districts statewide.

A total of 246 projects in 120 school districts will receive additional funding that range from $59.81 for a safety feature in the Beebe Middle School gymnasium to $736,884 to help rebuild the North Little Rock High School-West Campus.

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