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Washington, D.C., mayor has $1.7 billion school facilities plan

Washington, D.C., Mayor Vincent C. Gray is proposing to spend $1.7 billion in coming years to renovate and rebuild dozens of schools. The Washington Post says the mayor’s school construction plan includes $350 million for 2014 alone. Gray says the modernizations will accommodate an expected growth of school-aged children in the coming years and will help traditional high schools compete with charter schools.

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