LONG-RANGE PLAN FAQ 2022
April 21st, 2022
The following collection of videos give quick 1-2 minute answers to some of the questions you may have about our elementary school restoration and modernization portion of the Long-Range Facility Plan (Phase 2). Much of this information can be found on our Long-Range Facilities Plan webpage www.nssd112.org/Phase2.
Please take a moment and review the questions below and the corresponding videos. If you prefer reading to viewing you can refer back to the FAQ included in the April 2022 Newsletter sent to all addresses in District 112.
What was completed in Phase 1 and how was it funded? (00:35 secs)
How is this referendum going to be different from 2016? (00:46 secs)
What specifically would the proposed Phase 2 referendum fund? (1 min 27 secs)
What is the urgency to have these five schools in this referendum (00:56 secs)
How will the changes at Ravinia impact special education (1 min 36 secs)
What is the bottom line? How much is this going to cost me? (1 min 30 secs)
Will you need to come back to taxpayers for our schools? (00:27 secs)
What about selling assets to offset the amount requested? (2 mins 58 secs)
What's a Debt Service Extension Base (DSEB) & does it impact D112? (1min 31secs)
Can you offer information on NSSD112 DSEB? (2 mins 10 secs)
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law on July 26, 1990. Since then, NSSD112 has struggled to comply with the law in its aging school facilities. The proposed Long-Range Phase 2 plan would bring all District 112 schools into compliance with this 30-year-old law. Both District 112 middle schools renovated during Phase 1 are ADA compliant.