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Shelby County Approves $52 Million For School Maintenance

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(Memphis) The Shelby County Commission approved spending $47,356,500 for repairs and improvements at Shelby County Schools.

That includes $12 million for a new Westhaven Elementary as well as money for several other schools.

An additional $4,805,000 was approved for repairs to schools in the newly-formedĀ  suburban schools.

The majority of the suburban funding will go to Arlington Elementary and Arlington High School.

In Germantown, Farmington Elementary will receive $975,000 to replace windows.

Three other suburban districts will split the rest of the money.

The total expenditure approved is $52,161,500.

News Channel 3's Katie Rufener is at the meeting and will have more here and on WREG-TV.


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