Facing asbestos and mold, middle school could close
December 15, 2010
MOLALLA, OR — The future of Molalla River Middle School is in the air after voters rejected a $35 million bond intended to replace the aging school, according to KATU-TV.
Officials at this Oregon school district are looking to close the school altogether, the article noted.
The school building is 60 years old, and authorities there face continued concerns about asbestos and mold putting students in danger, the article stated.
According to the article, the price to keep Molalla River Middle School open, outside of the health risks, is about $125,000 for an early-detection system for fires.
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