Construction funds earmarked for 9 Chicago schools facing turnaround

Dec. 16, 2011
Officials say facility upgrades will help schools get fresh start

From The Chicago Sun-Times: Nine Chicago Public Schools targeted for turnarounds or closure will reap nearly $110 million of $660 million in construction dollars -- an investment district officials say is necessary to give them a true “fresh start.’’ District officials believe it gets “more bang for the buck’’ when it couples rehab work on a building with a new academic program or turnaround.

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