In response to strong public support for repairing aging schools, the Long Beach Unified School District Board of Education this week approved the placement of a $1.5 billion school repair and safety bond measure on the Nov. 8, 2016 ballot.
The ballot measure will require approval by at least 55 percent of voters who cast ballots on that day.
Alan Reising has been named by the Board of Education as the new executive director of Facilities Planning and Development. Chief among his duties is management of Measure K funds, staff and contractors for the $1.2 billion bond measure.
Starting this fall, the oldest high school campus in the Long Beach Unified School District will be transformed into a 21st Century learning environment.
When Valeria Gama was growing up, she dreamed of designing buildings as an architect. But when she got to college and discovered that her strengths were in management and math, she switched her major to construction management.
College students aren’t the only ones getting on-the-job training at the Measure K Jordan High School project site.
This past year a dozen high school seniors from Jordan High and Jordan Plus got an up-close look at construction trades through a free program known as STAR.
About this Newsletter: Building on Success provides updates on campus improvements and construction in the Long Beach Unified School District. These school facility projects are funded by Measure E and Measure K. Local voters approved both measures.