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Fort Worth ISD bond package passes easilyNovember 5, 2013
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.