The science labs that students utilized twenty, fifteen or ten years ago are not the same type of instructional spaces our students need this day and age.
"For a community that can be divided sometimes, this is a way to bring us together as a community."
"It's important to me because we need to do something good for the kids in our community by providing them with educational opportunities they don't presently have."
The millage works for everybody.
The new facilities that the millage will provide will bring new families to Jacksonville, will bring Air Force families back to Jacksonville and will give us an opportunity for the growth we haven't had in many years.
The economic impact in the city of Jacksonville is going to be unmeasurable. Being a military town, those airmen and their families deserve the very best that Jacksonville has to offer.
This vote means an expansion of opportunity in the future to better the lives of our students. I believe it sends a notice of change.
"I think that's a strong message to send from the community. That we rallied behind our students and teachers to really impact their educational environment."