Louisiana district rejects bond issue

July 15, 2008
St. Helena Parish district sought funds to build preK-12 complex
Voters in theSt. Helena Parish (La.) district have rejected a 25-year, $20.4 million bond issue for a new school complex for students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. School officials have said the three schools serving St. Helena Parish’s 1,280 public school students are old. Officials have argued that a consolidated campus would help improve academic performance. To read The Baton Rouge Advocate article, click here.

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