MLEC Celebrates #GOBond Renovations

The Harbinger

By Amanda Delgado

After seven months since the General Obligation Bond Progress town hall meeting in Miami Lakes Educational Center, Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, School Board Chair Perla Tabares Hantman, as well as other school board members and community leaders, visited MLEC to commemorate improvements made to the school.

The ribbon cutting event on April 2nd celebrated the GO bond, which is currently funding about 200 projects with $1.2 billion across Miami-Dade schools. It was voted back in 2012 to provide necessary school renovations, enhancements, and technological updates.

The renovations made to MLEC and Technical College amounted to $2.5 million. Changes included a new covered walkway in the bus area, new flooring in the auditorium, upgrade of fire alarms and security systems, as well as new technology.

“Right here in Miami Lakes Tech, this is a seven and a half million dollar project broken up into two phases,” said Carvalho. “First…

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