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Franklin construction meant debt, unused areas



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After having crowded classrooms and not enough room for all its students years ago, Franklin now has more than enough empty classrooms to accommodate growth for several years. Scott Roberson / Daily Journal


Today, students at Franklin schools don’t have to take math classes in storage rooms or crowd into hallways too small for everyone to fit because their buildings don’t have enough room for them.

The middle school, for example, has room for up to 1,250 students, has 10 empty classrooms and could fit nearly 500 more students. Teachers have rooms to use for training and meeting with students one-on-one or in small groups to give them some extra help. And clubs run by teachers and students can meet in classrooms after school, Principal Pam Millikan said.

Eight years ago it was a different story.

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