TO THE EDITOR:
To all Green Lake School District taxpayers: Today I received the “Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance 2010 School Facts” Annual Report. ...
Significant new information is cited and footnoted from the report as follows:
‰ Green Lake School District for 2010-2011 “Total School Expenses rose to $20,375 per student (page 57). This is without the extra money asked for by the last three defeated referendums this past year....
‰ Green Lake School District is now cited as the fourth most spending per student district in Wisconsin in comparative costs in the opening section of the report (page IV)!
‰ One of the comparisons: Ripon’s “Total School Expense” per student was $11,880 (page 113). An analysis of ACT 10 year average test scores puts Ripon in the top 8 percent of public high schools in Wisconsin!
Green Lake taxpayers, once and for all, the time has come to hold your School Board and administration responsible and accountable...
— Dick Mrazik
To read the entire letter, see the Nov. 4 edition of The Ripon Commonwealth Press.