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Makes Sense

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

Viewpoint (borrowed from 3/6/14 Ledger Transcript)
Formula for reducing cost of education in ConVal schools
 By Charles Champagne
Monday, March 3, 2014
If we are really serious about the escalating costs of educating our children in the ConVal School District, I suggest we charge the administration with a special project that would result is a series of recommendations [...]

Keene Sentinel: School District Deliberative Session “Undemocratic”

Sunday, February 16th, 2014

Apparently even the editorialists at the Keene Sentinel noitced the behavior of school district officials at their recent deliberative session.
Citing it as a flaw within the official ballot system, they said “Such meetings are rarely without overwhelming contingents of school district employees, their friends and relatives, and others with more than just a taxpayer’s stake [...]

Heads We Win, Tails You Are All Losers

Sunday, February 9th, 2014

Wilton-Lyndeborough School Board members and the Bud Com have agreed on a “GROSS” budget figure of $11.5 million for 2014-15 operating costs.
A GROSS budget for those who do not know is one that uses a bottom line so voters can not selectively trim any unnecessary or offensive spending. This is why so many Town and [...]

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