Separate Wichita tech ed magnet school not likely to be built soon

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

More than five years after a $370 million bond issue vote to build and renovate Wichita schools, a $10 million technical magnet high school program is the school board’s last piece of unfinished business.

It likely won’t be built – at least not the way it was first envisioned, district leaders say.

“That whole process has been evolving, and so we have had to evolve with it,” said school board member Lynn Rogers. “I don’t think the straight $10 million program added onto a high school is really the best thing anymore.”

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