A Vote Yes on 1D is an investment in our children and in California's future.
- Yes on 1D makes our school buildings earthquake-safe and reduces overcrowding in classrooms for our students. It updates our schools with new technology, builds vocational education facilities and funds our rapidly growing community college system.
Pumpkins with a Purpose
- Make your pumpkin have a point this Halloween by participating in the Yes on 1D pumpkin carving contest! With trick-or-treaters and parents out in full-force on Halloween night, this is a great opportunity to spread our message about why Prop. 1D is such an important investment!
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California Newspapers support Prop 1D
Read what newspapers across the state have to say about Prop. 1D
The San Francisco Chronicle says:
"The best argument for Proposition 1D on the November ballot won't be a TV commercial from supporters of the $10.4 billion school facilities bond measure. It will be the crumbling schools and crowded classrooms across California that stand as testament to the need for more and better buildings."
Proponents Kick off the Campaign: Highlight School Construction Needs
10/02/06 -- the “Yes on 1D” campaign hosted a campaign kick-off press conference at San Francisco’s George Washington High School to highlight how Prop. 1D, the statewide school construction bond measure on the November ballot, will help make local schools safer in the event of an earthquake, relieve overcrowding to help improve student learning, and provide the technical and vocational training our kids need to compete in the global economy.
Speakers at the event included Jack O’Connell, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Barbara E. Kerr, President of the California Teachers Association, Ed Murray, President of the San Francisco Community College Federation of Teachers, Robert Corrigan, President of San Francisco State University, Gwen Chan, Superintendent of San Francisco School District and Dennis Kelly, President of the United Educators of San Francisco. Read More
U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer Announces Support for Education Bond
- United States Senator Barbara Boxer joined a growing statewide coalition of educators, parents, business leaders and other concerned citizens by announcing her support for Prop. 1D, an education bond measure for school construction on the November ballot.
“I’m proud to join with a bipartisan coalition of parents, teachers, businesses and all those who want to secure California’s future by making a commitment to build world-class public schools and to invest in our students,” Boxer said. “By making this investment today and voting YES on 1D, we will send the message that children are a top priority in California.”