As of the fall semester, major infrastructure improvements, including the installation or replacement of air conditioning, has started or been completed at 28 of the 54 campuses initially targeted for improvement by the 2016 Measure E bond program.
To date, more than 14,000 students in 595 classrooms across 23 campuses have already benefited from bond funds. These projects include new central heating and air conditioning systems along with utility infrastructure and accessibility upgrades, electronic classroom projectors, new lighting, windows, paint and other necessary repairs.
Following voter approval of Measure E in November 2016, planning started for the installation of air conditioning systems and other upgrades at the 54 campuses where central air conditioning was outdated or nonexistent. In summer 2020, work started on an additional 168 classrooms across five campuses: Cubberley, Fremont, Madison, Prisk and Wilson.
The plan remains to ensure all schools have full air conditioning. For a complete schedule of current and future projects, visit the School Bond Projects Timeline at lbschoolbonds.net.