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Resource ID: #13554
Subject: City Government
Source: Daily News (New York)
Date: April 11- May 28, 1996


In recent years, New York City's public schools have been stretched to their limits by an influx of new immigrants flooding into the already-crowded, aging, 1,000-building school system. The Daily News investigates city politicians' response to the crisis. Politicians knew the crunch was coming but did nothing to fund school construction. Instead, officials allowed politically connected landlords to benefit from the situation by winning lucrative leases at inflated prices. (April 11 - May 28, 1996)

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