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Paul’s Impact on Education in Chicago:
Over 100 New or Renovated Public Schools or Programs
Check out Paul’s impact on Chicago schools on this interactive map
When Paul Vallas served as CEO of Chicago Public Schools, he led an unprecedented $3 billion school construction project that changed the face of education in the city forever. Over 100 new schools were built or significantly renovated throughout the city, including in numerous underserved neighborhoods that desperately needed new schools. Paul also made sure that the project benefited the entire community by ensuring that 55% of the construction contracts went to minority and women owned companies and all the work was prevailing wage.
Want to learn more? Read Paul’s Education Plan to see how he will improve public schools as Mayor
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