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Officials told Philadelphia schools need $5 billion in repairs

 


One by one, the dignitaries trooped into the computer lab at Overbrook High School - a room full of dusty desktops at least a decade old that await replacement.

Earlier, they had peered inside two nonfunctioning science labs, where trash sat inside lab sinks and water issues were common.

The Monday tour of Overbrook, a once-grand structure known as "the Castle on the Hill," was meant to give lawmakers who will distribute school-facilities money in Pennsylvania a grounding in just how vast the Philadelphia School District's capital needs are.

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