The Times printed another one of it’s government service announcements the other day. The article was about the bond election that EPISD is considering.
The reporter told us that “State dollars finance school districts’ daily operations but construction is financed through bonds, which are paid for by property taxes”.
Firstly, I would enjoy meeting a property tax in person. Bonds are paid for by tax payers through their property taxes.
If somehow we could be convinced that construction can only be paid for with bonds, that leaves a question about why the upcoming bond request will include requests for money for busses, laptops, and remodeling.
Granted that I am not an educator, but I have to wonder about the wisdom of buying laptops at all, much less with borrowed money. Most people that I talk with tell me that they have switched over to tablets.
We deserve better