Throw the Broward County, Fla., school district's five-year construction and technology plan out the window, district financial staff told school board members at a March 24 workshop, reports the Miami Herald. The reason: the state's latest revenue predictions, which project that plummeting property values will cause a 14.9 percent dive in school property tax collections for the next fiscal year--and an 8.7 percent drop the following year. The shortfalls will translate into a loss of millions of dollars for capital projects, which means most plans will have to be pushed back or scrapped, district financial chief Ben Leong said. Board...

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