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Geneva to launch major school investment

National News // Dec. 12, 2016

After many years of allegations of neglect –canton Geneva is to spend CHF 1.5bn on renovating schools.

Schnäggli Geneva to launch major school investment
Parents and teachers have been complaining of poor quality buildings, water leaks and inadequate heating.

Also, the population growth is straining the education system and there are plans to build brand new schools.

The money will be spent over several years – between 2019 and 2023. An initial survey, expecting to cost CHF 5m – will determine priorities.

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