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Damage to Central school district $6 to $8M

10 months 3 weeks 13 hours ago Tuesday, August 30 2016 Aug 30, 2016 August 30, 2016 10:20 AM August 30, 2016 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: AP News

CENTRAL - Officials say public schools in Central school district sustained between $6 million and $8 million in flood damage, the bulk of which stems from flooding at Tanglewood Elementary school.

While Central does not carry flood insurance on its schools, Superintendent Michael Faulk told the school board Monday night, up to 75 percent of the damage, as well as other expenses incurred during the flooding, is eligible for reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Faulk said the school system has sufficient financial reserves to pay for the repairs.

Central's students will return to the classroom Sept. 6.

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