Tulsa Voters Say 'Yes' To TPS $354 Million Bond Issue
TULSA, OK -- The biggest school bond in Oklahoma history got an overwhelming vote of approval by Tulsa voters on Tuesday.
The Tulsa Public Schools $354 million bond issue proposal was broken into four parts.
The first and largest proposition -- $261,415,000 -- is for building upgrades and renovations, including a complete facelift for East Central High School. It passed.
The second has a $19,600,000 price tag which focuses on adding, renovating and stocking libraries throughout Tulsa Public Schools. It passed.
The third proposition adds $11,695,000 to enhance and outfit the district's bus fleet. It passed.
The fourth totaling $61,290,000, would add more textbooks, computers and other classroom items. It passed.
Tulsa Public School Superintendent Dr Keith Ballard thanked Tulsa voters for their support.