May 3, 2017

Safety Top Priority as Turlock Unified Proposes Major Site Upgrades


Turlock Unified trustees toured campuses expected to get safety updates and facility upgrades under two school bonds passed in November. No longer just a someday wish list, the vision embraced by voters now faces the practical hurdles of making it happen.

Although the Turlock Unified trustees have set safety as their top priority, the expense of protections against school shooters and other once unthinkable dangers could mean not getting to the educational needs the community voted to address. Although no less than two school bonds are in the bank, major hurdles still remain for the district due to 100 year old buildings, historical portions of schools and a mishmash of portable trailers.

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