According to the site “New Jersey Hills”, the new school year plans were changed for students at the North End Cedar Grove School in New Jersey after the discovery of asbestos on the campus. In August, the school’s principal announced a plan to relocate the students for the beginning of the school year while the asbestos is cleaned up. According to the district superintendent, the remediation is expected to take approximately two month to complete. Included in the renovations to the school are renovated bathrooms and heating pipes with unit ventilators in the classrooms.
According to the article, after discovering the asbestos at North End, the Board of Education had South End School checked. A similar construction project is planned for South End. Samples were taken throughout the school and it was determined that asbestos was present. The construction was stopped at that site and the building was closed.
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