ERIC Number: EJ949509
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jul
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Passing the Bond Issue (with Related Video)
Erickson, Paul W.
American School & University, v83 n11 p14-19 Jul 2011
When a bond referendum comes around for a school district, it often is the culmination of years of planning, strategizing and communicating to the public. Especially in these economic times, passing a building referendum is challenging. Complete transparency among the superintendent, school board and community is essential to communicate the message of need thoroughly. This article discusses the elements, strategies, issues and messages that can assist education institutions in their next bond issue elections.
Descriptors: Elections, Bond Issues, Boards of Education, Educational Finance, Superintendents, Community Involvement, Planning, Committees
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