Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD bond proposal passes

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PECOS, Texas (Nexstar) The $178,560, 000 bond for Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD has passed.

Of the two proposed propositions, unofficial results show Proposition A passed by 54% with 822 people voting for the bond.

Proposition B passed by three votes with 749 people voting in support of the proposition.

The is the largest bond PBTISD has ever passed, according to a release by the district.

Proposition A will allow the district to build two new elementary schools, a new science and Career and Technological Education wing for the high school and other facility renovations.

Proposition B will allow the district to purchase new computers for every student and teacher.

“I’d like to thank the Pecos-Barstow-Toyah community for their support of this bond,” said Superintendent Brent Jaco. “Additionally, I’d like to thank the 28 community members who structured this bond, analyzing the needs for the district. The improvements that will come from this bond will bring about tremendous upgrades to our educational facilities, providing students with 21st-Century learning spaces.”

Construction of the new elementary schools will begin early next year and should be complete by August of 2023.0

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