Feb. 16, 2017 01:40 PM

School system officials hope to replace scores of temporary classrooms on parish public school campuses.
The Lafayette Parish School Board was unanimous in opting to put before voters in April a 10-year, half-cent sales tax to replace temporary classrooms and make other improvements at the parish’s public schools, according to a report today in The Advertiser. If approved the tax would generate about $194 million, according to the daily, and would also cover new schools for Prairie and Carencro Heights elementaries as well as fund improvements at many other schools.

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