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Aerial view of Castaic High School. | Courtesy William S. Hart Union High School District.

 

The California Office of Public School Construction is recommending to the State Allocation Board for the William S. Hart Union High School District to receive $70 million to be spent on capital projects.

In 2016, California voters approved Proposition 51, which asked for $9.1 billion to be spent on new construction and modernization for public schools across the state. The $70 million represents the money the Hart District applied for shortly after the proposition had been passed.

The District will pay off the lease revenue bonds secured to complete the construction of Castaic High School, and look to move forward with other improvements to various campuses that had been put on hold while waiting for appropriate funding.

“We are very pleased that we were able to leverage our Measure SA dollars to gain additional State reimbursement funding, which now allows us to address other capital facility projects around the Hart District,” said Dr. Collyn Nielsen, Chief Administrative Officer for the Hart School District.

The Office of Public School Construction is the state’s funding organization for all public school construction.

There is no timeframe on when this grant money must be spent.

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Tuesday, Feb 23, 2021
Castaic Union School District (CUSD) was excited to welcome their Transitional Kindergarten-2nd grade students back to in-person instruction on Monday at Castaic Elementary, Live Oak Elementary, and Northlake Hills Elementary schools.
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During a special one-hour board meeting Thursday night, the Saugus Union School District’s governing board voted to begin the process of bringing the majority of the district’s students back to their elementary school classrooms for in-person instruction.
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During another informational session Wednesday on the Hart High School Indians mascot, the William S. Hart Union High School District’s board heard from a representative of the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians.

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