School Officials Begin To Release Construction Plans - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

School Officials Begin To Release Construction Plans

CLEVELAND (AP) - Cleveland school officials are beginning to release details of their $1 billion construction plan.

Officials said that they would begin replacing 46 schools with new buildings this year and would likely close 16 other schools beginning in 2007.

School officials released a draft of their master plan on Tuesday night. The draft gives an idea of how things could shape up over the next several years.

Cleveland Municipal School District CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett said that school officials would continue to seek community input regarding the plan.

A draft of the master plan is expected to go to the state government by Sunday.

The school board is expected to vote on the plan in May.

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