Because the district wants $200,000,000 for a project that will cost $400,000,000 yet promises that they will not be asking for another bond?
Because to pass Measure G would imply that the $32,000,000 that voters approved in 1998 was a waste of money and the district needs to do it all over again?
Because the plans call for 2-story buildings at all the elementary schools, designed by the architects who designed the only 2-story building in the district which is at Critttenden, and has been deemed not usable and sits vacant because of sound and other structural problems?
Because there is NO problem with lead or asbestos in the schools? Check the report for yourself. It's only a problem if your kids are breathing it. It's not a problem if it's underneath the tile. Is the district implying that our children right now are inhaling lead and asbestos, and have been for the past 50 years?
Because the problems in this district have nothing to do with the quality of our facilities, and Measure G is a big distraction from the hard work of improving instruction and providing appropriate instruction to ALL children, not just the English learners?
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