District hosting town hall presentations about Penny Swap/Bond Election throughout October


The Fort Worth ISD is hosting a series of town hall meetings explaining the Nov. 7 Penny Swap/Bond Election, according to a news release.

Superintendent Dr. Kent Scribner and Fort Worth ISD Board of Trustees are hosting the events at high schools throughout the District. A short video and PowerPoint precede a question-and-answer session with audience members.

There have been eight town hall meetings so far; the remaining town hall meetings are as follows:

October 9 at Southwest High School, 4100 Altamesa, Fort Worth 76133, from 6 – 7 p.m.

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October 11 at Arlington Heights High School, 4501 W. Freeway, Fort Worth 76107, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

October 17 at Polytechnic High School, 1300 Conner, Fort Worth 76105, from 6 – 7 p.m.

October 18 at Western Hills High School (also serving students and families of the World Languages Institute) 3600 Boston, Fort Worth 76116, from 6 – 7 p.m.

October 30 at O. D. Wyatt (also serving students who attend TCC South Collegiate, 2400 E. Seminary, Fort Worth 76119, from 6 – 7 p.m.

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Previous town halls were held at Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences (TABS), Trimble Tech High School, Eastern Hills, Amon Carter-Riverside, Dunbar, Paschal, South Hills, Benbrook Middle High, North Side and Diamond Hill-Jarvis.

The election is Tuesday, Nov. 7, with early voting from Oct. 23 through Nov. 3.

People or a groups interested in having a presentation can call (817) 814-2968.

According to the Fort Worth ISD website the benefit to the school district would be $23 Million annually in additional state funding and a tax rate neutral school bond improvement program.

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More information and videos about the Penny Swap/Bond Election are available on the Fort Worth ISD website https://www.fwisd.org/bond