In Michigan, Chippewa Valley says yes, Berkley says no to school bonds

Feb. 24, 2010
$89 million package gets voter OK; $167 million package rejected
From The Detroit Free Press: Voters in the Berkley (Mich.) School District have defeated a $167.6-million bond proposal, while voters in the Chippewa Valley School District approved one for $89 million. In Berkley, 69 percent of voters defeated the bond request. The money would have been used for school upgrades. Chippewa Valley will use its bonds to pay for for science labs at Algonquin Middle School and Dakota High School, the installation of security cameras at the district's elementary and middle schools, updating the bus fleet and replacing outdated computers throughout the district.

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