Ceiling Repairs At Hartford’s McDonough School To Cost $80,000

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HARTFORD — Repairs at McDonough Expeditionary Learning School after last month’s partial ceiling collapse are expected to cost $80,000 and should be completed before students return in August, school officials said.

A section of the ceiling in McDonough’s room 219, and a lighting fixture attached to it, fell June 6 while class was in session, leaving a teaching intern and 13-year-old student with minor injuries. The district has decided to replace four classroom ceilings, including the one that collapsed.

Read the full story by Courant reporter Vanessa de la Torre on www.courant.com.

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