This post first appeared in January. Of anything, though, it is more relevant today as more people question the value of an RSU that has failed to live up to its promises, but is all too eager to make more.
How is the RSU model working? Support for withdrawal from the RSU is high, but so is the (mistaken) belief that it is “too late”. It is never too late…. As Katahdin communities prepare to fight to save their school, they may ask themselves, “If we save our school, do we want to continue to funnel our tax dollars to fund it through an RSU that wants it shuttered? …or do we want a dedicated Board to set priorities? Do we want to pay the additional costs levied by the RSU in the event of a vote to preserve Katahdin even if it does not, inherently, cost more?”
Can you imagine why any town would want to withdraw from any School Administrative District?
~Unless they wanted to have a say in the way that their tax dollars were spent at the consolidated school.
~Or unless they discovered that sending their…
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