Eastern Michigan will convert old elementary school to an autism center

Aug. 3, 2009
University buys former Ypsilanti school for $2.2 million

From The Detroit News: Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti has bought a former elementary school for $2.2 million and will use it to house its expanded Autism Collaborative Center. The Ypsilanti school system built Fletcher Elementary School in 1963. Eastern Michigan's board recently voted to buy it. The university says the converted 40,000-square-foot building will open in "mid-to-late fall" and house the Children's Institute, as well as the autism center.

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