Construction Watch: Over $700 million needed to renovate or replace Chesapeake schools

Priority projects include upgrading the Virginia district’s learning spaces and preparing for potential school rezoning
By: | November 15, 2019
Millions are needed to upgrade Virginia’s Chesapeake Public Schools, a recent study found. Pictured: Portable classrooms at Hickory Middle School.Millions are needed to upgrade Virginia’s Chesapeake Public Schools, a recent study found. Pictured: Portable classrooms at Hickory Middle School.

Around $708 million could be spent on necessary school renovations or replacements in Virginia’s Chesapeake Public Schools, according to a recent study. The changes would upgrade learning spaces and prepare for potential school rezoning. Read more.

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Pleasanton USD’s voters will be asked in March 2020 to consider a $323 million bond to upgrade schools—the second bond in three years for the California district. The money could be spent to upgrade roofs, modernize labs, replace high school gyms, and more. Read more.