Perhaps only in Hollywood, does the phrase “If you build it they will come,” make sense. In contrast, school districts, must convince taxpayers to come along and help fund capital improvement projects before ever breaking ground.
It’s a tall order and an increasingly difficult one for districts in today’s political and economic climate. But a series of articles in October’s ASBJ illustrates how savvy school districts can improve their success rate, before, during and after launching a bond referendum campaign.
Speaking of campaign, this month’s edition also features a special section on the 113th U.S. Congress and the issues these two chambers will face.
This probably goes without saying, but don’t forget to vote on Election Day, Nov. 6!