NOVEMBER 6, 2012 @ 8:20 PM | by HISD Communications Thirty-eight Houston Independent School District campuses, including 28 of the city’s high schools, will be rebuilt or renovated under a bond proposition that won voter approval on Tuesday. The $1.89 billion measure passed by an overwhelming margin, based on early and absentee voting totals released Tuesday night [...]
Harris County has released the unofficial Early Voting results, which show that people who cast their ballots early voted for the HISD bond by a little over 66 percent. Election Day results will be released on their site later this evening. See Early Voting Results.
(Houston, Texas, Nov. 5, 2012) Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) today announced its endorsement of the 2012 Houston Independent School District (HISD) Bond Proposition. The $1.89 billion proposition will be used to build, replace and renovate schools in adherence to LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) standards, created by the USGBC (U.S. Green Building Council) [...]
November 5, 2012 by: Pat Hernandez, KUHF-FM Houston voters will head to the polls tomorrow to make the final decision on HISD’s nearly 1.9 billion dollar bond proposal. It would help the district rebuild or renovate dozens of schools. The $1.89 billion dollar proposal would make major improvements to a total of 38 schools in [...]
From the Houston Chronicle | By Patricia Kilday Hart | November 3, 2012 On a recent weekday evening, about 60 grown-ups shifted noisily in the wooden auditorium seats at Westbury High School. Onstage, Houston ISD school board president Mike Lunceford gave a detached analysis of the proposed school bonds, sounding every bit like the engineer that he is. Aided by slides of leaking [...]