Construction Watch: Anchorage School Board approves $82.8 million bond proposal

Mostly targeting earthquake-related school repairs, the Alaska proposal will appear on the April ballot
By: | November 22, 2019
Workers remove damaged concrete siding inside Gruening Middle School (pictured) in Eagle River, Alaska, after an earthquake last year.Workers remove damaged concrete siding inside Gruening Middle School (pictured) in Eagle River, Alaska, after an earthquake last year.

Alaska’s Anchorage School Board narrowly approved a $82.8 million bond proposal for the April ballot. The proposal mostly targets earthquake-related repairs, and would also fund the first-ever bonded repairs to a charter school. Read more.

In other construction news:

North Carolina Superintendent Mark Johnson announced that $73 million in grant funding from the Needs-Based Public School Capital Fund will be awarded for new school construction in the economically distressed areas of Camden, Graham and four other counties. Read more.