bridge plan

Dallas Public Schools: Construction Costs Throw Wrench in Bridge Plan

By Bethany Erickson / May 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

On March 26, 2015, the Dallas Independent School District board of trustees voted 9-0 to approve a bridge plan that would start a first round of renovations for public schools that would culminate in several waves of renovations, provided the district could get a $1.6 billion bond package passed. That night, trustee Eric Cowan reminded […]

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Dallas Public Schools: Gearing Up for a Bond Election

By Bethany Erickson / August 10, 2015 / 0 Comments

Last March, the Dallas ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved the bridge fund – a stop-gap measure aimed at taking funds out of the very healthy district surplus to address immediate needs on several campuses. During the debate, more than a couple of trustees said their vote came with a healthy amount of trust – […]

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Dallas Public Schools: Bridge Now, But Remember Later

By Bethany Erickson / March 27, 2015 / 1 Comment

Last night, the Dallas ISD board of trustees voted 9-0 to approve an amended bridge plan that will pump much-needed funds into improving some long-neglected schools, as well as set up more Pre-K classrooms. But it is a drop in the bucket, which explains the long night and the wrangling that went in to coming […]

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Lakewood Elementary and 8 Other DISD Schools May Receive Millions Soon to Meet Needs

By Cassie Evans, J.D. / February 27, 2015 / 0 Comments

One of the big draws when we bought in the Hollywood Heights neighborhood in Dallas was the school district. You see, just south of Lakewood, Hollywood Heights is zoned for the coveted Lakewood Elementary. We knew this was a great resource if we had kids and would help the property hold or increase in value […]

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