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Daley: 'You need modern schools' CST
Despite four straight years of declining enrollment, Chicago will use
the bonanza of revenue generated by tax-increment financing to embark
on a $1 billion school construction spree, including nine new high
schools and 15 new elementary schools, Mayor Daley said Thursday.

Daley hails $1 billion for schools Trib

Mayor Richard Daley on Thursday rolled out an ambitious plan to spend
nearly $1 billion on 24 new schools, projects that will add thousands
more seats for children in the city's most crowded neighborhoods.

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