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How to Finance LA's New Schools?

Los Angeles Unified School District is presenting a new facilities master plan for $2.4 billion for new school construction and renovation.

Over the next 20 years, the Los Angeles Unified School District plans to eliminate student busing, year-round schedules and overcrowding by spending $9 billion to construct new schools within many of LA's communities. decades. The district needs to spend $1.9 billion to create 62,000 year-round seats by 2006, says Kathy Littman, director of new construction.

Thanks to Ali Valenzuela

Full Story: $9 billion sought for new schools

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