Can you afford not to vote yes on referendum?

2013-05-02T00:00:00Z Can you afford not to vote yes on referendum?
May 02, 2013 12:00 am

Voters in Hebron and Boone Township will be asked to approve a school referendum on Tuesday. Why should you vote yes for this measure?

Hebron schools have a rich history of providing a quality, balanced education that includes music, art and physical education for all students.

Hebron schools have also promoted advanced placement and dual credit classes to students preparing to enter college.

Hebron schools have engaged in diverse extracurricular programs, including sports, drama, fine art and academic enrichment.

Hebron schools have been a focal point of the community where citizens are proud to raise their families, while ensuring a quality education is provided for all students.

Without the increased money provided by this referendum, many of the these programs will be cut.

Additionally, for several years, Hebron teachers have agreed to forgo any raises and will continue to do so to save programs and protect class sizes. Can you afford to not vote yes?

- Wanda Vawter, teacher at Hebron schools, Crown Point

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