Upgraded facilities unveiled at 9 Detroit campuses

Aug. 31, 2011
New and renovated buildings are part of 2009 bond program

From The Detroit News: The Detroit school system is celebrating the opening of the newly built Martin Luther King Jr. High School and eight other new or renovated classroom buildings. The nine schools serve 8,000 students and include upgrades such as remodeled classrooms, dance studios and security systems. The renovations and constructions cost $167 million and are a part of the $500.5 million bond issue approved by voters in 2009.

EARLIER...from The Detroit Free Press: Students at nine Detroit Public Schools will find new and improved facilities on the first day of classes next month as the district unveils half of the projects from its $500.5-million school construction bond program.

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