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Vote Is March 5

Robinson Supports Bond Issue

The superintendent of the Millwood Public School District is supporting the adoption of a $80 million Metro Tech bond issue.

Supt. Cecilia Robinson Woods said last week she is

Supporting the bond issue, that will be on the Tuesday, March 5, ballot.

Adoption of the bond issue “is of paramount importance,” Supt. Woods said, “since Metro Tech, like other career technology schools districts, has been the victim of state budget cuts.”

“Those cuts have prohibited Metro Tech from expanding career programs and meeting the demands of growing training needs in the aerospace, health care, scientific, technology, engineering and public safety industries, for example,” she said.

“Metro Tech needs to continue to meet needs of students as required under the Student and Community Investment Plan,” the Millwood superintendent explained.

“It is essential that voters vote to pass this bond issue,” she said.

“It’s important for students to continue to have access to Metro Tech’s training programs,” she went on.

Approval of the bond issue will cost a taxpayer the equivalent of two cups of coffee per month in added taxes, Supt. Woods stated.

The bond issue’s approval will yield “$80 million in much-needed improvements in the Metro Tech district,” the Millwood superintendent stated. ..To read more, subscribe to the blackchronicle newspaper