Voters rejected millions of dollars in school projects in
special elections yesterday in central and northern Indiana.
In the Mooresville school district south of Indianapolis, voters
rejected a proposed $50 million middle school, 2,689-1,674, and a $45 million
high school renovation, 2,564-1,780.
In the Nineveh-Hensley-Jackson school district that straddles Johnson and
Morgan counties, a proposed $26 million elementary school failed, 1,622-
Meanwhile, in northern Indiana, some 68 percent of those voting opposed a
proposed $39 million bond issue for a new career center in Michigan City.
A state law requires voters to sign off on building projects costing $10
million or more for kindergarten through eighth grade pupils and $20 million or more
for grade 9-12 students.