[caption id="attachment_122015" align="alignleft" width="215"] Horror stories abound about schools with roofs that leak, plumbing that backs up and windows that do little to stop winds.[/caption]

America's schools are in such disrepair that it would cost more than $270 billion just to get elementary and secondary buildings back to their original conditions and twice that to get them up to date, a report released Tuesday estimated. In a foreword to the report, former President Bill Clinton said "we are still struggling to provide equal opportunity" to children and urged the first federal...

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