Christina’s Property Situation

Another major thorn in the side of Christina School District residents continues to be the very wasteful, $22 Million Pencader Building debacle. And with that issue still fresh in the minds of many voters, one resident raised the following question: Christina School District has 24 principals for 26 schools because they don’t meet a state requirement

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Consultants Get $112 Million DE Tax Dollars in 2015

At a Christina School District Tax Hike Referendum Town Hall on 3/16/2016, we raised the question, “How much are district taxpayers paying to consultants?” No clear answer was given since specific numbers were not available at the meeting, but the presenter assured us that the category of “consultant” was very broad and widely used by the

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Christina Cost Per Pupil Conundrum

There is no doubt that finding good, clear and actual information about any aspect of Delaware’s education system is like trying to find little needles within acres of haystacks. And that’s probably by design. But on the cost per pupil confusion, we wanted to give it another try, especially sympathizing with the stress exhibited by

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Christina School Taxes Up 25% in 5 Years

Contrary to school board member John Young’s protest, our assertion that property owners in the Christina School District have seen their school taxes go up 25% in the last 5 years is not completely unfounded. The resident who brought this to our attention took the time to sample some properties in the district using the

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More Citizen Voices on CSD Referendum

More reactions coming in about the Christina School District Referendum on March 23rd. Sign our petition and voice your opinion here. “Is the Newark High School athletic director (not a teaching position) still receiving a teacher’s salary for a $6,200.00 per year EPER position?” ~ Jenny in Newark “I’m 53 and disable if taxes going

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Brandywine Referendum: Turf fields may cause cancer in children

Brandywine School District will be conducting a property tax hike referendum on March 23rd. One part of the referendum is to maintain a tax increase from a previous referendum that was due to sunset this year. If it does, Brandywine district residents will see a property tax reduction. The other part of the referendum is

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Reactions Exploding on CSD Referendum

More and more reactions are pouring in from residents of the Christina School District on being forced to vote for a third time in just two years on a tax hike referendum. Here are more of the responses we’re receiving: “I just read the article in the News Journal’s DelawareOnline. I voted AGAINST the previous two

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CSD Letter to News Journal

One FSL, Inc member in the Christina School District sent us the text of their opinion letter sent to the News Journal. Will it get printed? “I urge the residents of The Christina School District (CSD) to vote no in the March 23rd referendum. The problem within CSD is poor leadership, bad financial management, and excessive

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