The Cowichan Valley School District is getting better than two point 8 million dollars in funding for school maintenance projects from the province.
The money will be used to upgrade some roofing at eight schools and a replacement school bus, among other routine maintenance in the Valley.
The Nanaimo-Ladysmith School District is getting 4 point 4 million dollars, also for school upgrade projects.
Students at four schools in the Nanaimo Ladysmith School District will be able to breathe easier when dust collection and H-VAC systems are upgraded.
Nanaimo MLA Leonard Krog says children deserve clean school environments and funding these kinds of school maintenance projects is important…..
Nanaimo/North Cowichan MLA Doug Routley says students deserve safe school buses and classrooms and the increase in funding helps the school district maintain schools so kids can focus on learning.