The Federal Way (Wash.) district has won approval of a $149 million bond proposal. The money will enable the district to rebuild four elementary schools, one middle school and a facility that houses the transportation and maintenance departments. The vote earlier this month was the district's third attempt to pass a bond for these projects.
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Earlier: The Federal Way (Wash.) school district has again place a $149 million school construction bond on the ballot. The May 15 proposal is the same one that failed to pass in November. If the bond passed, the district would receive $20 million in matching state funds. The money would enable the district to rebuild Lakota Middle School and four elementary schools--Lakeland, Valhalla, Panther Lake and Sunnycrest; rebuild and relocate the district's Transportation, Nutrition Services and Maintenance facilities; and upgrade 24 other schools and district facilities. (Federal Way Mirror)