Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 08/14/2014 - 1:01am
The North Carolina county's residents will vote on a $160 million school bond in November. The general obligation bond would fund the construction of several new county schools and the renovations of others.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:51am
Rockford is moving forward with a massive 10-year plan to revamp its elementary schools. Under the $250 million plan, eight elementary schools will close, two new ones will be built, and improvements will be made at the rest of the schools.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 08/06/2014 - 4:36pm
Ten New Mexico school districts will receive nearly $97 million in state funds for the design and construction of school facilities. The state capital outlay funds will be matched with district funds totaling $90.6 million for projects.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:15pm
Legislative supporters of putting a multibillion-dollar school construction bond on California's fall ballot kicked off efforts to pass the measure by the end of next week. Proponents said a new bond would improve students’ learning experience and create construction jobs.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:06pm
The Pelham City Council approved the issuance of bonds with a total value of $35 million for school construction and improvements that will be repaid using the municipal 1 percent sales tax for education. The board is also planning to secure another roughly $5 million in funding.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 07/31/2014 - 1:07am
When a company wants to dig for coal in Wyoming, it pays a one-time competitive fee to help its bid stand out from what is usually a crowd of companies vying for the right to mine. Over the past 10 years, those fees have paid for more than $1 billion in school construction around the state. But if the industry continues its current trend, that money will dry up in 2018.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 07/30/2014 - 11:35pm
The North Carolina county will move forward with at least four major construction projects out of the nine priority school projects it named in April.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:59am
The Katy ISD will consider a massive bond package to resolve the rapid growth in the area. A 200-member bond committee will recommend to the board of trustees for the school district to consider a $750 million bond, with 48 percent of that money going toward building new schools in the district.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:56am
A bill that would give more school districts the option of collecting a 1-cent sales tax for construction projects would offer some needed flexibility to the districts. Under current law, the county where a school district operates must raise $7 million or more in accommodations taxes before it can ask voters to approve the sales tax for education.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:33am
Six years after approving $355 million worth of construction bond measures, voters in the Torrance USD in November will be asked to green light two more for nearly $200 million. The new initiatives would include an aquatic center, high school theater auditoriums, gymnasiums and science labs, among other things.