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Los Angeles Community College District’s $5.3 billion bond measure winning

A bond measure that will generate $5.3 billion to renovate facilities on the nine campuses in the Los Angeles Community College District was leading with 60% Wednesday morning.

Most of the funds will be used to update technology in classrooms, upgrade athletic fields and improve infrastructure such as sewer lines, outdoor lighting and sidewalks, reported the Los Angeles Times. About $1.4 billion would go toward renovating buildings.

Property owners will be assessed up to $25 for each $100,000 of their property’s assessed value over the next 40 years, according to the Los Angeles Times.