$482 million bond approved in Portland (Ore.) district

Nov. 9, 2012
Voters rejected a comparable request in 2011

From The Portland Oregonian: Voters have approved a record-breaking, $482 million bond measure to rebuild and upgrade facilities in the Portland (Ore.) school district. The approval comes 18 months after district voters rejected a $542 million request. The bonds will provide the money to renovate Franklin, Grant and Roosevelt high schools and rebuild Faubion K-8. Dozens of schools will receive seismic upgrades, roof replacements, accessibility upgrades or science lab improvements.

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