Hamilton County Builds Massive Elementary Schools

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Hamilton County in Tennessee is opening some massive elementary schools to keep pace with its growing student population.

The first to open was the 1,100-student Ooltewah Elementary School in August 2013. When the $19.5 million school opened, it was the largest elementary school in the district. East Brainerd Elementary School will debut this August with the same 1,100-student capacity.

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School Construction Bond Debated in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The decision to place a statewide school construction bond, known as Assembly Bill (AB) 2235, on the November ballot is still up for debate as Gov. Jerry Brown still has not said whether or not he will terminate the proposal before allowing Californians to vote on it.

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