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Germantown School District votes in favor of future elementary school site

(Source: WMC Action News 5) (Source: WMC Action News 5)
GERMANTOWN, TN (WMC) -

The future of a Germantown Elementary School crossed its final hurdle on Wednesday.

The school board voted 5-0 on approving the site near Forest Hill Irene and Poplar Pike, as well as the $3.1 million price tag.

Superintendent Jason Manuel says an additional $2 million would be needed for site development.

While choosing the location became a hot debate, Manuel says it was ultimately the highest scoring site and is desperately needed to help overcrowding.

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