July 29, 2016
Proposition 51 is a statewide school facilities bond that will appear on the November ballot to clear the current multi-billion dollar backlog of school construction projects awaiting state funding, and put a significant dent in the future projected school facilities need. With too many children attending school in aging classrooms without modern resources, Prop 51 will invest in these students’ lives and increase the potential for their success by upgrading schools to meet current health and safety standards, and improving classroom technology, computers systems, science labs, libraries and facilities that support career technical education. The state has not passed a bond since 2006, and students and teachers are paying a price for it.
The Yes on Proposition 51 campaign would appreciate your publication’s endorsement and has attached a briefing document outlining the following: