In particular, she raises the question about whether seniors and other non-school families will and should support the tax increases and what, if anything they gain from it. Here’s two excerpts..
I would submit that even those of us who no longer use the schools benefit from a high quality education. Just look at how well the city’s real estate market survived the recent Great Recession…..
….But even when my sister and I were no longer in the system, my father would say, “We moved to Newton for quality schools. I see my responsibility as leaving the schools in at least the same condition as we found them.”
What, if anything are you hearing from seniors and your non-school family neighbors (or do you fall into that category)?