Parents at some Dallas public schools, who have long hoped for school building improvements, see an opportunity on the horizon.
There has been a major decision in the Frisco Independent School District. Monday night the school board voted to approve a referendum for voters to decide on a nearly $800 million bond proposal.
Anytime a bond package has been passed to help fix Fort Worth’s roads two percent of the money has been set aside for art projects. But in its next bond package the city says it needs more of that money for roads.
Voters had no problem passing a Fort Worth ISD bond proposal worth nearly $500 million. They approved all three parts of the package that includes money for new classrooms, technology upgrades and new school buses.
Fort Worth’s school board decided to put nearly half a billion dollars worth of projects on a ballot in November. Voters will have several choices to make — not only about how much they’ll spend but what they’ll spend it on.
Fort Worth schools are in need of some major upgrades – upgrades to the tune of $490 million, according to the district.
Dallas city officials unveiled a plan Tuesday to change Lower Greenville Ave. from an area known for its nightlife to a family-friendly development district.