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Audit: Closing schools cost quadruple the reported price tag

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The closure of 23 DC Public Schools cost the city nearly $40 million, or four times the $9.7 million initially reported, according to a new report by the D.C. auditor. The extra $30 million includes the demolition of two campuses, transportation of students, moving and relocating expenses, paychecks for guards to watch the empty schools and lost value of the buildings. The closings were in...

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