Category Archives: School Reform

The Suburban Contract: Not a Step Forward, Just a Smaller Step Back

YS 2010 tax delinquencies have reached an all-time high of $650,000 or 4x the 2009 delinquencies and 40 times the 2008 number.  More disturbing, 20 properties in the YS district have been seized by the county and are up for … Continue reading

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YSCFRG: Where We Came From and Where We Are Going

Despite being accused of trying to destroy children’s education, for me this is all about our children’s futures. I entered the political fray as a result of my consternation with the passage of Obamacare, the resultant expansion of the preexisting … Continue reading

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Now the Hard Work Begins

While the YS school board has agreed to forgo applying for property tax rate exceptions, we must continue to resist further property tax increases.  Not only have taxes risen 43% in inflation adjusted dollars over the last 10 years, but 11th grade … Continue reading

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Only the Teachers Can Make this Right

York Suburban, like all the York County school districts, is struggling with a significant budgetary shortfall.  At the recent community budget discussion, potential savings discussed included: decreasing transportation for students, decreasing foreign language offerings, eliminating a middle school guidance counselor, … Continue reading

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