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Don't renovate Lansdowne, replace it

We would like to respond to the letter from Ernie Bailey of the Lansdowne Improvement Association regarding the proposed renovation of Lansdowne High School ("Bringing an aging building back to life," March 11). While we appreciate his concerns, we feel that we need to provide the actual facts supporting our campaign to replace Lansdowne High School.

First of all, Mr. Bailey is correct, our aging LHS is 53 years old and, according to Baltimore County Public Schools, that is just seven years from the end of the building's life. We also agree with Mr. Bailey that...