Ballot Initiative Reform My first reaction was in opposition to SB1159, the ballot initiative reform. How dare the legislators take power from the people. However, after speaking with various people about this issue, I knew […]
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LPOSD’s Vague Levy Ballot Language You may have noticed that on this supplemental-levy ballot none of the spending categories show dollar amounts, contrary to the previous levy. $25.4 million of taxpayer funds for the next […]
Who Does The LPOSD Levy Really Benefit? By law, after seven consecutive years of voter-approved levies, school districts have the option of seeking a permanent override levy without having to ask the voters to approve […]
LPOSD Levy: Low Voter Turnout Is In Their Favor The March 12th election is just around the corner. In local elections, every vote counts. You vote is not meaningless, it is vitally important. Past supplemental […]
LPOSD Can Learn From Charter Schools Lake Pend Orielle School District (LPOSD) is justifying its large levy increase with must-have higher salaries to be competitive. No one mentions improving student performance. Throwing money at schools […]
A Levy Love Fest, or an LPOSD Infomercial? I happened to listen to the radio last week when LPOSD Superintendent Woodward was interviewed by talk show host/former LPOSD school board chair Steve Youngdahl on […]
LPOSD March Levy Makes No Sense Why does LPOSD holds its supplemental levy vote in March when it’s the only thing on the ballot, while numerous other taxing districts in the county hold their votes […]
Indefinite Means Permanent! On Tuesday, March 12th, every voter gets to vote to mortgage their children’s future! Is that what they mean by, “it’s for the children”? The West Bonner County School District 83 (WBCSD) […]