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LPOSD Vague Levy Ballot Language
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LPOSD’s Vague Levy Ballot Language

March 6, 2019 0

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?
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Who Does The LPOSD Levy Really Benefit?

March 6, 2019 0

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
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LPOSD Levy: Low Voter Turnout Is In Their Favor

March 6, 2019 0

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
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LPOSD Can Learn From Charter Schools

March 5, 2019 0

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 […]

LPOSD Levy Goes From Plus Size To Obese
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LPOSD Levy Goes From Plus Size To Obese

March 5, 2019 0

LPOSD Levy Goes From Plus Size To Obese What the LPOSD won’t tell you and never wants you to know. LPOSD routinely calls its levy, which it runs every two years, a “replacement supplemental levy” […]

A Love Fest, or an LPOSD Infomercial?
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A Levy Love Fest, or an LPOSD Infomercial?

March 5, 2019 0

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 Levy Teaching Our Kids To Be Socialists
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LPOSD Levy Teaching Our Kids To Be Socialists

March 5, 2019 0

LPOSD Levy Teaching Our Kids To Be Socialists How often do you see LPOSD students hosting car washes in order to garner funds for new sports uniforms, or to pay the transportation costs to that […]

A March Levy Makes No Sense
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LPOSD March Levy Makes No Sense

March 4, 2019 0

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 […]

WBCSD 83: Indefinite Means Permanent Levy!
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WBCSD 83: Indefinite Means Permanent Levy!

March 1, 2019 0

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) […]

Levy Is Not Fiscally Responsible
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LPOSD Levy Is Not Fiscally Responsible

February 28, 2019 0

LPOSD Levy Is Not Fiscally Responsible   This levy is a wish list, a starting point for future higher levies. Look at how many times the levy has increased since its inception (9).  Look at […]

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