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Cheney schools bond deserves yes vote

In Our Opinion


There are many reasons for voting “Yes” on the 2017 Cheney School District facilities bond this Feb. 14.

For starters, the $52 million price tag, $54.2 million before subtracting $2.2 million in unhoused student funding from the state. Yes, that is more than the $44.88 million the district tried twice to pass in 2015.

But if you’re comparing those numbers, you’re not comparing apples to apples. That 2015 bond was for work at the high school only.

To be accurate, you must subtract the $18.25 million for 25 more classrooms at elementary schools in Airway Heights, Windsor and Cheney. T...

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