Officials: Proposed Canyon ISD bond could be 'largest of its kind' in area

Source KFDA
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CANYON, TX (KFDA) - For over six months, the 2020 Vision Long Range Planning Committee spent time establishing needs within the Canyon Independent School District.

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This includes new schools the district may need in the near future, renovations to existing campuses and technology upgrades.

"Every school will now have access to more Chromebooks, and because of that, our needs for more bandwidth increase every year," said Vision's Long Range Planning Committee Co-Chair Casey Bradshaw. "We have an opportunity to connect all of our schools together in a way that would make them more efficient and make the experience for each student more productive."

Along with new technologies, the proposed bond plan will also recommend the creation of a new high school and the possibility of at least one additional elementary school.

Research shows the district grows at roughly 200 to 250 students each year, which equates to about 2.5 percent.

"To maintain that quality of education is not something we will compromise," said CISD Superintendent Dr. Darryl Flusche. "Our kids are going to attain things at high levels, they are going to have great opportunities in front of them and great experiences."

The proposed bond plan is expected to be the largest of its kind to this area.

"I think if we have good schools, then we're going to continue to draw in good families, good businesses, and the district is going to continue to thrive," said Bradshaw.

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