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Cost overruns deplete constuction funds

Dunstan McNichol of The (Newark) Star-Ledger analyzed data from New Jersey's School Construction Corporation since 2002, finding that "the six urban projects under the SCC have cost, on average, 45 percent more than 19 schools built without the agency's oversight during the same period." One-fifth of the spending is due to massive cost overruns and change orders on repairs. The SCC's chief, Jack Spencer, said urban schools cost more to build and that "numbers are like little children; you can make them say anything you want them to say."

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