Sonoma County schools rush to complete construction projects over summer

"...Santa Rosa City Schools is spending $1.6 million to install three modular classrooms and two modular restrooms for Cesar Chavez Language Academy, which is moving to the Lawrence Cook Middle School campus.
Steele Lane Elementary School has under construction a new $575,000 outdoor eating area and fencing, while new restrooms are being built this summer at Proctor Terrace Elementary.
In addition, so-called Columbine locks, which will allow teachers to lock their classroom doors from the inside in case of an emergency, are being installed this summer at three elementary schools — Brook Hill, Luther Burbank and Abraham Lincoln — along with Herbert Slater Middle and Elsie Allen High schools.
“We’re thankful we have money from both measures I and L to accomplish these projects,” said Rick Edson, deputy superintendent. Read more