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New DODEA facilities in Korea to ease crowding as school year kicks off

Stars & Stripes
Seoul | December 27, 2011

When base schools across the Pacific open Monday morning, two facilities aimed at easing overcrowding in South Korea will be among them: a new high school in Daegu and a new wing of an elementary school at Camp Casey.

“There is no question these additional school facilities are coming on line just in time,” Department of Defense Education Activity Pacific spokesman Charly Hoff said Friday. “Both Casey Elementary School and Daegu American School were more than full last year.”

The new buildings are meant to help absorb a recent increase in the number of students that has corresponded with an increase in command-sponsored families in South Korea. Read rest of article.

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