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Treasurer wants limit to designs for schools

Cahill seeks to pare rising building costs

Treasurer Tim Cahill is moving to create a model school program, which he said help rein in the escalating costs of school building projects across the state. Treasurer Tim Cahill is moving to create a model school program, which he said help rein in the escalating costs of school building projects across the state. (DAVID L.RYAN/GLOBE STAFF)
By James Vaznis and Rachana Rathi
Globe Staff / July 18, 2008

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State Treasurer Timothy P. Cahill, trying to head off what he calls "Taj Mahal" high schools, said yesterday that he wants cities and towns to begin using off-the-shelf building designs that could cut school-project costs by 30 percent. (Full article: 1102 words)

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