HPISD bond election

Update: HPISD Unveils Plans to Build New School in Dallas

By Jon Anderson / February 26, 2016 / 18 Comments

On February 25th the Caruth Hills Homeplace Neighborhood Association held an update meeting on the proposed school to be built on land HPISD acquired from the Northway Christian Church on Northwest Highway across from Sparkman- Hillcrest (talk about the circle of life). The new school is the result of a $361.4 million bond proposal passed […]

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Polls Close, City and State Await Results

By Bethany Erickson / November 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

UPDATE, 11:45 p.m.: Some final numbers, and a brief round up of some other races. All told, out of 1,199,726 registered voters in Dallas County, 108,607 ballots were cast, meaning turnout in Dallas County was 9.05 percent. Some other returns you might be interested in, including the state proposition votes: Prop 1 – 87.53 percent […]

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Polls Open for Voting on Propositions and DISD, HPISD Bond Packages

By Bethany Erickson / October 21, 2015 / 5 Comments

Early voting began Monday for two sets of bond packages and a handful of proposed amendments to the state constitution. Both bond packages — one for Dallas ISD and one for Highland Park ISD — are important to the growth of the districts and even the health and safety of the students. And those amendments […]

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Showing Your Work: Does Affordable Housing Always Mean More Crime?

By Bethany Erickson / October 6, 2015 / 8 Comments

After someone sent me a story about the mindset behind a certain email circulating regarding Highland Park ISD’s bond election, you know what stuck out to me? Besides the fact that it felt like a prop from recent HBO miniseries “Show Me a Hero,” which unspooled the whole mess Yonkers, N.Y., found itself in regarding […]

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