Teaching Class ca. 2000

The Office of Public School Construction’s (OPSC) Deputy Executive Officer Barbara Kampmeinert joined local officials in a ribbon cutting ceremony earlier this month to celebrate the opening of the Voices College-Bound Language Academy in San Jose.

The new K-8 charter school will provide learning space for up to 438 Franklin-McKinley Elementary School District students. The project received approximately $4.4 million in state funding from the State Allocation Board, and $4.4 million from a state lease. The project provides 18 new permanent classrooms including a multi-purpose and administration building.

OPSC serves as staff to the State Allocation Board and implements and administers a $35 billion voter-approved school facilities construction program.

Written by California Department of General Services

The Department of General Services (DGS) serves as business manager for the state of California. General Services helps to better serve the public by providing a variety of services to state agencies through procurement and acquisition solutions, real estate management and design, environmentally friendly transportation, professional printing, design and web services, and funding for the creation and construction of safe schools. The DGS vision: Excellence in the Business of Government!

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