Soaring school taxes could drive people away

2013-12-09T00:00:00Z Soaring school taxes could drive people away nwitimes.com
December 09, 2013 12:00 am

The District 158 School Board has too much power. What are we thinking, letting a school district raise our taxes 23 percent in a time when we cannot afford to live in Lansing now. We cannot let this happen!

Kids do not want to learn; they think school is a play day. A nice new building does not make them want to study, as you can see by the state scores.

All you are going to do is force people to leave Lansing, and just walk away from a home or business they have had for years. I can see Lansing becoming a village of abandoned businesses and homes.

Thank you; this is a nice Christmas present for all the Lansing residents.

- Hank Vlietstra, Lansing

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