Va. school system to pursue analysis after cost to build new schools mushrooms

April 11, 2019 | Richmond Times-Dispatch

The Richmond School Board wants an outside review of how much it will cost to rebuild and renovate city schools after learning the division needs $30 million more than expected to replace three outdated schools.

The board on Monday unanimously approved a recommendation from Richmond Public Schools Superintendent Jason Kamras to have a third party review the cost, an analysis it initially signed off on last fall. The vetting never happened after the projected costs of the review came back higher than expected.

“We need to make sure we have one set of numbers that everybody can agree on,” Kamras said.

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