Construction Watch: Maryland district’s superintendent unveils revised $1.82B construction plan

Montgomery County Schools is expanding existing schools and adding new ones
By: | October 31, 2019
The Montgomery County Schools’ capital improvements program includes nine addition and new school projects. William Tyler Page (pictured) is among those slated for expansion.The Montgomery County Schools’ capital improvements program includes nine addition and new school projects. William Tyler Page (pictured) is among those slated for expansion.

Montgomery County Schools Superintendent Jack Smith released his revised vision for school construction and infrastructure improvements over the next five years. His long-range plan to accommodate enrollment growth in the Maryland district now totals $1.82 billion and includes nine addition and new school projects. Read more.

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