Monday, March 12, 2018

Progress is Slow, But More Certain on School Construction


Legislation based on a statewide school construction Commission’s findings is introduced in the General Assembly, and it is off to a good start.
The 21st Century School Facility Commission’s work took place over two years, and the legislation, HB 1783, is a late-introduction in the 2018 Session. However a quickly-scheduled hearing that included much support indicates positive outlook for the bill – which includes many elements that have been the subject of MACo advocacy for more than 5 years.

Martin Knott, the Chair of the 21st Century School Facilities Commission called the legislation “an amazing step forward” and applauded his “Commission members who worked on this for two years.”
Red more HERE.

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