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Government Fort Worth ISD bond package passes easily

Fort Worth ISD bond package passes easily

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Robert Francis
Robert is a Fort Worth native and longtime editor of the Fort Worth Business Press. He is a former president of the local Society of Professional Journalists and was a freelancer for a variety of newspapers, weeklies and magazines, including American Way, BrandWeek and InformatonWeek. A graduate of TCU, Robert has held a variety of writing and editing positions at publications such as the Grand Prairie Daily News and InfoWorld. He is also a musician and playwright.

 

With about 90 percent of the vote counted, all three Fort Worth Independent School District propositions are passing with over 74 percent approving the measures. The $489.9 million Capital Improvement Program, is comprised of three propositions. • Proposition 1 includes District-wide security and technology upgrades at every school, District-wide Pre-Kindergarten, nearly 300 classroom additions, new kitchens and school cafeterias, two new elementary schools, new field houses, Wi-Fi study areas and renovations to bring facilities into compliance with accessibility standards. • Proposition 2 provides funding for a Performing and Fine Arts Academy and a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Academy. • Proposition 3 is reserved for non-construction items that require periodic refreshing such as school buses, musical instruments and uniforms, furniture and fixtures.  


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