D.C.'s Turner Elementary Like New After $30M Renovation

Renovation included new computers and basketball and tennis courts

By WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio
|  Sunday, Sep 2, 2012  |  Updated 4:53 PM EDT
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D.C. School Gets $30M Renovation

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Students at Turner Elementary School in Southeast D.C. started the 2012 academic year in a school building that's been renovated extensively. 

The $30 million spent on the project paid for smart boards and computers in all classrooms and a new kitchen and gym. There are also new outdoor play spaces, including basketball and tennis courts and playgrounds.

The renovation project also includes new electrical, plumbing and fire-protection systems. The elementary school on Stanton Road in Ward 8 educates approximately 300 children. 

 

Complete story at wamu.org

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