photo of Dr. Lamar Goree
BlackBerry photo by John Lee

The Caddo School met to take a first look at the "Reinvest in Caddo" plan.

It's a $108 million package to reallocate existing tax money. The schools on the chopping block are:

Barret Paideia Academy

Creswell Elementary

E.B. Williams-Stoner Hill Elementary

Blanchard Elementary

Timmons Elementary

Alexander Learning Center

The parish would save $1.5 million a year in maintenance and utility costs.

Take a look at the powerpoint presentation:

There is some good news with this reinvestment plan.  3 new schools would be built.

One would be in the Blanchard area, another in Shreveport's Highland neighborhood and the third in southeast Shreveport.

3 other schools would get new wings, gyms or activity centers.

If the school board ok's it, the plan would go to the voters in May.

In case you missed it, listen to our full interview with Dr. Goree:

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