Mesa County Valley School District 51 needs a lot more money to provide the kind of safe and modern learning environments most of us would expect of our public schools.

District leaders made a strong case for a bond measure and mill levy override in 2017. Mercifully, voters said yes to both. The $118.5 million bond measure called for a new middle school, repairs and upgrades to nearly 30 schools, two new school gyms, new technology and security upgrades.

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