Funds for school renovations fall short in Orange County, Fla.

Oct. 21, 2009
More than 40 campuses may be denied facility upgrades

From The Orlando Sentinel: Seven years ago, school leaders in the Orange County (Fla.) district promised to renovate 136 schools by the end

of 2015 if voters approved a half-penny sales-tax increase estimated to raise about $2.2 billion. Now that promise is coming up far short; district officials saying they'll be able to finish only 91 schools if conditions don't improve.

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