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Our View: The future is now for school districts
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The future is now for local public school districts when it comes to finding a way to meet their financial obligations. It has been, and looks like it will continue to be, a continuing cycle of referendum votes just to meet yearly expenses.In the past, when the economy was good, referendums were only needed to pay for major one-time expenses such as a new gymnasium or school roof. The change is due in large part to the state-mandated limit on the amount of property tax revenue a district can garner from property owners and the way the amount of money a district receives from the state of Wisconsin through its shared revenue program or "state aid" is determined.

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