North Carolina superintendents seeking statewide bond for construction

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In North Carolina, more than 90 superintendents from 115 school districts are asking lawmakers to let voters decide whether they want to borrow for overdue construction needs that taxpayers must repay, reports The Independent Tribune.

Recently, the North Carolina School Superintendents’ Association unveiled its wish list – North Carolina Guide to Strengthening Public Schools – for the General Assembly, which is starting its new two-year session.

The group wants the first statewide bond referendum in nearly 20 years to help growing schools catch up on a building backlog estimated at billions of dollars.

Image from from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction school planning.


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