$5 million in Porter Ranch temporary classrooms expected to be dismantled
The 46 new classrooms installed when two schools were temporarily relocated because of the Porter Ranch gas leak will be taken down once the students go back to their former locations. The district spent $5 million in building the temporary classrooms that are equipped with heat and air conditioning and required plumbing, wiring, utility poles, paving...
By Mike Szymanski | March 24, 2016
Just in: Porter Ranch schools relocated for gas leak might start return process this month; inspections are underway
Two Porter Ranch schools that were relocated during the methane gas leak are being checked for contamination inside every classroom, and the schools could begin moving back as early as this month, LA Unified officials said Tuesday. “Health inspectors are checking the inside of the schools before we move the children back,” Local District Northwest Superintendent...
By Mike Szymanski | March 1, 2016
Rideshare company to help Porter Ranch students escape gas
*UPDATED One day later than the rest of the district, students from two schools in Porter Ranch impacted by a major gas leak are expected to begin classes tomorrow at two different schools miles away after LA Unified crews worked over the winter break to prep the sites. The 1,850 students from Porter Ranch Community School and Castlebay...
By LA School Report | January 11, 2016