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School district adding new program

(Source: Westside Consolidated School District's Facebook Page) (Source: Westside Consolidated School District's Facebook Page)
(Source: Westside Consolidated School District's Facebook Page) (Source: Westside Consolidated School District's Facebook Page)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

Students at Westside Consolidated School District will be able to enroll in a new program soon.

According to the school district’s Facebook page, a classroom for the EAST program is currently under construction.

EAST stands for environmental and spatial technologies. 

New lighting has been installed in the room, along with new paint, floor refinishing and new networking technology equipment.

The district said over $300,000 worth of equipment will be installed. It will be purchased by a grant from EAST and the Arkansas Department of Education.

The Facebook post said Brooke Chapman will lead the program.

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