Ald. Ameya Pawar announced that Lake View High School will receive $2 million from Tax Increment Financing. Lake View will be adding a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics program for all incoming freshmen, with a four-year roll out.
The TIF funds will allow the school to renovate classrooms, science labs and technological infrastructure needed to implement STEM Pawar said in his weekly email.
In a statement to the Bulldog on Thursday night, Pawar noted that TIF districts can benefit schools and parks near their boundaries. Lake View is not part of any TIF district.