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Houston, Texas Mandarin school won’t be a nice as promised

November 11, 2015


Parents sound off about HISD bond budget shortfall
Voters passed the nearly $2 billion bond, but now the district says they’ll need millions of dollars more to build what they promised and parents aren’t happy about it.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 06:35PM

The team of experts Houston ISD assembled in 2012 to oversee the school bond program underestimated the cost of building new schools.

HISD released documents Tuesday predicting a $212 million shortfall. HISD parents are worried they will not be getting the exact schools they were promised.

Leslie Culhane has a son who attends HISD’s Mandarin Chinese Immersion Magnet School.

“We chose the school because we thought it would be an amazing opportunity for him,” Culhane said.

Now, she’s worried.

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