Final stretch of construction nearing for 12 Lawrence schools

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In this file photo from Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, workers do some foundation work on the north side of Cordley Elementary School.

With students just under a month away from deserting their classrooms and hallways, the final stretch of construction is nearing for more than half of the Lawrence school district’s buildings.

Two years after voters approved a $92.5 million bond issue to give all 20 schools a facelift and build a new technical education center, 12 of those projects are expected to be completed by the end of August. By Elliot Hughes

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