The poll sampled 800 likely voters in late January about their support for bond measures of varying amounts, according to a staff report. The district says it needs capital improvement funds to accommodate an expected enrollment surge over the next six years. A community task force recently recommended a $225 million measure.
M-A is expected to take the brunt of the enrollment increase with 2,600 students by the 2020-21 school year, up from the current 2,000. Woodside High could rise to 2,200 by 2020-21, about 400 more students than at present.
The board will also consider the possibility of a volunteer campaign committee to build support for the measure and the effect on such a campaign of putting the measure on the June ballot versus the November ballot.
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