R.I. begins rebuilding schools after voters approve $250 million repair bond
The state's residents approved a $250 million school repair bond which would not only renovate existing school buildings, but also fund the construction of new ones. A "bonus system" would incentivize communities to move fast on school repairs.
Michigan district’s voters passed $130 million bond
Forest Hill School District voters approved a 15-year, $130 million bond proposal to create 21st century classrooms, and upgrade security and aging infrastructure. School leaders say most of the funding, 55 percent, will go toward modernizing over 550 classrooms.
Wauwatosa’s $124.9 million referendum passes to modernize aging schools
The second largest school referendum in Wisconsin on the Nov. 6 ballot was approved. Wauwatosa School District's construction will include four new elementary buildings. The other 10 aging buildings will undergo safety and security upgrades, HVAC improvements, and installation of flexible classrooms.