What the failed $500 million bond proposal means for Lone Star College

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

If it were up to voters in Harris County, the bond package for Lone Star College would have passed — albeit by a small margin.

But voters in Montgomery County strongly rejected the measure.

Kyle Scott is a newly elected trustee for the community college. He says the administration never justified the bond.

“The growth rate is not what they would have predicted, at least in my opinion. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board who had a clear and transparent methodology predicted far less growth than what Lone Star did.”

Scott says the college can handle growth in other ways, like online classes and maximizing existing classrooms.

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