Public school board trustees in Regina have decided to replace Connaught School, built in 1912, rather than repair it.

The trustees were acting on a study that concluded upgrades to Connaught would cost more than constructing a new school.

Some people have been fighting to preserve Connaught because of its heritage value.

They hoped to persuade the board to delay a decision on Connaught, to provide more time to explore other options.

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With files from CBC's Dean Gutheil