Lakewood Schools Receive State Funding For New Buildings
New facilities will foster "exemplary learning environment"
Columbus--State Senator Michael J. Skindell (D-Lakewood) is pleased to announce that the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission today approved $50,498, 862 in funding for the Lakewood City School District. The funding represents the state's share of a $162.9 million project to build three new elementary schools and reconstruct the east end of Lakewood High School. 
"I am very pleased to hear that Lakewood City Schools are eligible to receive state funding to continue fostering an exemplary learning environment," said Senator Skindell. "With the building and renovations proposed, it will allow the continuing education of tomorrow's leaders within our community. A strong education provides an essential foundation for every youth and the citizens of Lakewood deserve nothing but the best." 
The state funding is contingent on voters in Lakewood approving a bond issue and permanent improvement levy to pay for the local share of the project. 
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