North Carolina School District Approves Construction Funding

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board recently approved funding for two major school upgrades, and the construction of a new special education school in the district. The special education school will be built on the site of an old elementary school, and will be geared toward serving students with behavioral disabilities.

The Druid Hills Academy will be one of the district’s upgraded schools is set to receive a new gym, along with a hot of new specialty classrooms. Davidson Elementary School will get a new 22-classroom middle school building in preparation to transform into K-8 school in 2019. Gilbane Building Co. will handle construction duties for the Davidson Project.

Multiple other schools in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg district also had recent contracts approved to get new classrooms, and other upgrades, such as new restrooms.

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