Six years ago, Rankin County voters summarily dispatched the Rankin County School Board Bond Proposal. Relive those election results here.
Rankin County Superintendent Dr. Sue Townsend prays this year will be different. The School Board Trustees will vote on the final bond submission on January 11, 2017. The vote on the school bond issue is March 7, 2017.
A document detailing the scope of work included in the bond issue can be found here. Insofar as it relates to the Northwest Attendance Zone, there is $58.8 Million in proposed work in there, including a new school for grades 10-12. The existing high school would be renovated to accommodate grades 6-8. The existing middle school would be renovated to accommodate 9th grade.
For more detail on the Northwest Attendance Zone, review this document.