Air conditioning must be installed at all CPS schools, Emanuel says

April 22, 2014 (CHICAGO)

Around 30 percent of CPS schools, 206 buildings, do not currently have air conditioning. Emanuel said Tuesday the upgrades will begin this summer, paid for by the CPS capital budget.

The nation's third largest school district had to provide hundreds of fans to help students cool off at the beginning of the 2013-2014 school year, due to the intense heat. Air conditioning systems were installed at 70 schools last year.

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