April 24, 2013 | Vol. 94, No. 96

School should consider 'more reasonable' funding

To the Editor:

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There is absolutely no doubt that there are necessary upgrades and repairs that must be made to the Bessemer Area Schools. Given the condition of the local economy and population flux, I feel it is imperative that a very conservative position be taken on this proposal.

The ballot clearly states that $6,760,00 will be borrowed “for the purpose of remodeling, equipping and re-equipping existing school buildings, in part with security, safety and energy conservation improvement; acquiring and installing instructional technology in existing school buildings, and purchasing scho...