US Littered With Empty Schools

Maintenance a drain on districts

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 12, 2013 4:10 AM CST | Updated Feb 12, 2013 6:00 AM CST

(Newser) – Across 12 major US cities, there are 327 empty school buildings simply waiting to be sold—all the while costing districts money for maintenance without bringing in tax dollars, a Pew Charitable Trusts study finds. Prospects for sale are dimmed as parents increasingly send kids...   Read full story »

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