Maryland gubernatorial candidate supports school construction push

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

Montgomery County has a new ally in its fight for more school construction money.

Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for the governor’s race, is backing the executives of Montgomery, Prince George’s and Baltimore counties in their push to create a program for funding school construction.

In a statement Friday, Gansler said the portable classrooms, leaky roofs and inadequate bathrooms cited as issues at many aging schools are not hallmarks of the best education system in the nation, but rather symbols of a system that serves some and not others.

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