What qualifies you to come talk about education?Like so many CUEE speakers, he isn't an educator and he hadn't done his homework.
You know, what I hear is that, from the other side, is that our taxes would go up because of consolidation. The facts just don't point to that. Generally what you'd see is some blending of the costs. And if we do that and average it out, we're gonna find the two millage rates will come out somewhere in the middle. It makes total sense.Well, maybe it makes total sense if you like just making stuff up. Or you can see, hear, and read the extensive research by the Lowndes County Board of Education that demonstrates if consolidation passes taxes will go up and public school services will go down.
The speaker went on about ongoing white flight, without ever mentioning that consolidation would cause bright flight to head out of the county to Lanier and elsewhere.
He did come right out and admit something I've been saying: