School District 728 levies

Now that the election is over and the dust has settled, I just wanted to voice my opinion and observations leading up to the votes regarding increases in our taxes. I love children and I actually believe in the very meaning of the famous song by Whitney Houston in which she sings, “These are our […]

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When $3 million goes to operating costs, basically to fill the school board’s pockets, only $2 million to run the kindergarten program, and only $800K for the students’ technology and curriculums, it won’t pass in this economy. Most of us taxpayers working in the private sector aren’t getting raises, and cannot afford increased property taxes. […]

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In a matter of days voters throughout our school district will cast their ballots. They will elect a president, senators, representatives, state, county, city and town officials. They will also vote on a variety of issues, including two local ballot questions that directly affect every ISD 728 learner now and into the future. Our School […]

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Next week, voters in District 728 will have an opportunity to help shape the future of their school district. Good schools are a hallmark of a good community. More than a source of pride, an exceptional educational system produces multiple positive outcomes. Students have more opportunities and broader learning experiences, better preparing them for their […]

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The solution to 728 budget woes is crystal clear: bring teachers’ wages down to a level reflecting the failing economy, an economy the rest of us are forced to deal with whether we like it or not. On election day 2012, vote NO and NO to both 728 proposals; it’s time for the gravy train […]

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