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Allen HS facility cost $60 million

Updated: September 1, 2012, 12:49 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

ALLEN, Texas -- Call it the palace of high school football: A gleaming $60 million facility with seats for 18,000 roaring fans, a 38-foot wide high-definition video screen, corporate sponsors and a towering upper deck.

Welcome to the new home of Eagles football.

As school districts across the country struggle to retain teachers, replace outdated textbooks and keep class sizes from ballooning, the wealthy, burgeoning Dallas suburb of Allen christened its new stadium in front of a sellout ...

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