Not Enough Funds for Repairs at Connecticut Schools

MANCHESTER, Conn. — Schools in the Manchester School District in Connecticut are facing some serious problems. Leaking roofs, failing mortar, paper-thin steam pipes and maxed-out electrical systems are all in need of attention by the district — but costs are high.

The cost to fix just the high priority items is about $10.4 million, according to district manager Richard E. Ziegler.

“Our schools are in rough shape,” said Ziegler.

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