The Washoe County School District Board of Trustees approved a draft plan Wednesday night to address overcrowding and skyrocketing student growth. Reno Public Radio’s Julia Ritchey was there and has the details.
The school district finally has an initial game plan for how it wants to alleviate overcrowding and critical infrastructure needs through the year 2024.
Pete Etchart, chief operating officer for the district, presented their “Strategic Blueprint” to the board of trustees on priorities for new construction.
“We should’ve been building schools for many years to avoid this, with all this growth that’s coming, and we haven’t had any money, any bonding capacity, through our property tax to do anything about it,” he says.
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