Fort Worth ISD bond package passes easilyNovember 5, 2013
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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.