Plano (Texas) district wins approval of $490 million bond

May 12, 2008
District plans to build four new schools and make other improvements

Voters in Plano have given the green light to a $490 million bond issue, the school district's largest ever. The package will build four schools to the fast-growing east as well as expand and renovate campuses across the district.
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EARLIER: Voters in the Plano (Texas) district will go to the polls May 10 to decide the fate of a $490 million bond proposal that would pay for several new schools and numerous additions.
To read The Dallas Morning News article, click here.

The Plano (Texas) district is considering a $490 million bond proposal this spring for four new schools to the east and other projects. Plano is inching toward the end of a school building boom that stretched on for four decades, as the suburb shifted from farm town to corporate boomtown. About 53,000 students enrolled in Plano schools this year. Districtwide enrollment is flat, and some schools in central Plano have lost students. But pockets of new development in Murphy, Parker and northeast Richardson have spurred overcrowding in several schools on the east side of the district.
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