- Improve Student access to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) courses throughout the District
- Increase student access to computers and modern classroom technology
- Replace aging plumbing systems and roofs
- Measure O’s estimated average annual tax rate is less than 4c per $100 of assessed valuation while bonds are outstanding
Measure O Frequently Asked Questions
WHAT IS MEASURE O?
Measure O is a general obligation (GO) bond measure on the November 3,2020, presidential election ballot. If approved by 55% of District votes case,
Measure O will authorize $516.3 million to increase student access to technology, upgrade classrooms and schools, and expand STEAM and Career Technology Education programs and facilities.
Measure O will include $60 million in Education Technology bonds, which are short-term 3-5 year bonds to allow for the purchase of technology. The remaining $456.3 million will be issued as long term 30-35 year bonds for facilities capital improvements.
WHAT WILL BE FUNDED BY MEASURE O?
- Improving equitable access to technology for students
- Providing classrooms, labs and technology to support Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEAM) courses
- Improving access to school facilities for students with disabilities
- Improving energy conservation with installation of district-owned solar panels and energy-efficient windows
- Upgrading Career Technical Education classrooms
- Replacing aging roofs and plumbing systems
- Repairing and upgrading aging classrooms and labs to better prepare students for high school, college and careers
- Replacing heating,ventilation and air-conditioning systems
- Installing new electrical systems to safely accommodate new technology
- Improving studen tsafety andc ampus security, emergency communications systems, smoke detectors, fire alarms and sprinklers
For more on Measure O, please visit the PUSD website here.