Bond Issues

Voter-approved borrowing provides funding to build and renovate educational facilities

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg (North Carolina) district wins approval of $2.5 billion bond request

Nov. 8, 2023
The proposal is the largest ever for a North Carolina school district.
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Voters in 5 Texas school districts give OK to billion-dollar bond requests

Nov. 8, 2023
Each of the Prosper, Conroe, Aldine, Midland and Lewisville districts has won approval of facility proposals surpassing $1 billion.
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Billion dollar bond requests in Texas

Nov. 6, 2023
5 Texas districts are asking voters Tuesday to approve bond requests that exceed $1 billion.
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Classroom ceiling collapse focuses attention on facility needs at Lockport, Illinois, high school

Nov. 6, 2023
Freshmen who attend Lockport Township High School’s Central Campus will have online classes while the district assesses damage to the building.
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Supreme Court in Washington state says the state and local districts must continue to share responsibility for school construction

Sept. 7, 2023
The Wahkiakum district had argued in a lawsuit that construction funding should be the sole responsibility of the state.
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Fort Bend (Texas) district has $1.26 billion bond request on May ballot

April 4, 2023
The proposal includes $222.9 million to rebuild Clements High School.
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg (N.C.) school board moves forward with $3 billion bond proposal

March 1, 2023
The board has approved a plan to put the bond issue before voters in November, but it must first be approved by Mecklenburg County commissioners.
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg (N.C.) board may seek a bond proposal of nearly $3 billion

Feb. 17, 2023
The bond package would replace many outdated school buildings with new construction.
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Northwest (Texas) district seeks bond issue of nearly $2 billion

Feb. 15, 2023
The district, where enrollment has more than quadrupled in 20 years, seeks to build a high school, a middle school, six elementary schools and four early childhood centers.