Coachella Valley USD's $21M in Bonds Approved

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Riverside County supervisors authorized the sale of $21 million in bonds by the Coachella Valley Unified School District to support districtwide technology upgrades and supply every student with an Apple iPad.

In a 5-0 vote yesterday, without comment, the Board of Supervisors cleared the way for the first part of a $41 million issuance that Coachella Valley residents approved last year to to go market.

Measure X won 66 percent of the vote on Nov. 6.

Under the measure, the district will incur debt to buy iPads for all 18,000 students — at all grade levels — as well as purchase laptops for every teacher in the school district.

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