Florida school sells old classrooms — for $1 each

MANATEE, Fla. — Carpet, roofs and air-conditioners can be replaced only so many times in portable classrooms.

When the movable buildings reach about age 20, their life cycle is about up.

So Manatee County schools officials are selling their depreciated units to churches and community groups for $1 each.

Part of the deal: The buyer has to fork over the moving costs — about $4,000.

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