Federal Judge Approves Huntsville’s Plans For Various Schools


The current Grissom High School site on Bailey Cove Road. (WHNT News 19 file)

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A federal judge has given the approval for Huntsville City Schools to build and renovate several campuses.

This according to our news partner TheHuntsvilleTimes/al.com.

This includes plans for new Grissom and Johnson high schools, a new ninth grade academy for Huntsville High School and a new Whitesburg P-8.

There will also be replacement schools built for Terry Heights Elementary, University Place Elementary and Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary.

The federal judge had to approve the plans under a 1970 desegregation order that eliminated the city’s dual school system according to race, according to The Times.

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