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Lincoln School Of Commerce

1821 K St
Lincoln, NE 68501-2826

General Phone: 402-474-5315
Financial Aid Phone: 402-474-5315
Sector: Private for-profit
Classification: Associates Colleges

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Task force says it's time to say goodbye to portable classrooms - Lincoln Journal Star

Task force: It's time to say goodbye to portable classrooms BY MARGARET REIST / Lincoln Journal Star Ronald Reagan was president when the first portable classrooms cropped up outside Belmont Elementary School in northwest Lincoln. Twenty-two years, 29 schools and 107 portable classrooms later, a task force created to look at housing needs for the Lincoln Public Schools district thinks it’s time to bid the boxy buildings farewell. Task force documents Portable classrooms outside Lincoln Southeast High School in September 2003. (LJS File) “All the groups wanted to get rid of portables,’’ said Patty Pansing Brooks, co-chair of the task force that is evaluating building needs for the next 10 years.The group collectively feels the portables raise safety and hygiene concerns and isolate students from the rest of the school.The rectangular classrooms meant as temporary fixes for overcrowding became one of the central themes of three committees looking at elementary, middle and high schools. Javascript disabled. Cannot display HTML ad. “We understand that you can’t just walk in one day and say OK, all portables are gone,’’ said Barb Bettin, co-chair of the middle school committee. “There needs to be a plan.’’Each of the committees reached other conclusions independently, like - more available