Cupertino Union School District bond proposition, Measure H (June 2012)
The approval of Measure H means that the school district is authorized to borrow $220 million.
A 55% supermajority vote was required for approval.
- These final election results are from the Santa Clara County elections office.
Measure H was endorsed by the editorial board of the San Jose Mercury News, which said, "Cupertino Union, with nearly 19,000 students, has grown 20 percent in 10 years. Its middle schools are too small to accommodate even current elementary students, let alone future growth. Funds would be used to add classrooms, repair roofs and improve fire and earthquake safety, among other projects. They also would supply classroom technology."
The question on the ballot:
|MEASURE H: To continue providing high quality education for local students by fixing leaky school roofs, upgrading earthquake/fire safety, removing potentially hazardous materials from old structures, keeping schools clean and well-maintained, updating science labs/education technology, providing classrooms for student enrollment growth, and renovating, acquiring, constructing, equipping classrooms/sites/facilities, shall Cupertino Union School District issue $220,000,000 in bonds at legal rates with citizen oversight, annual audits, no funds for administrators’ salaries, all funds staying in local schools?|
- Mercury News, "Mercury News editorial: Bond measures will help local schools educate students for 21st century," May 17, 2012
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