$578 million, 4,200 kids
With an eye-popping price tag of $578 million, it will mark the inauguration of the nation's most expensive public school ever. The K-12 complex to house 4,200 students has raised eyebrows across the country as the creme de la creme of "Taj Mahal" schools, $100 million-plus campuses boasting both architectural panache and deluxe amenities. (AP)From the name, Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools (what community?) I assume that they will divide the monster into smaller learning communities of some sort. But still...
Don't get me wrong. I like the "panache" and "deluxe amenities." But L.A. continues it's huge school tradition with disastrous results--high dropout rates & school violence. Let's just hope the new Kennedy Complex isn't being built on a toxic site or earthquake fault, like L.A.'s last mega school, the Belmont Learning Center--now the Roybal Learning Center. .
Whose idea was this, Donald Trump? No. The Donald wanted to build the world's tallest building on the sight.