referendums

Education Minnesota President Critical of School Levies and Referendums

Residents in the Moorhead school district will vote on a $110 million bond.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Moorhead is one of about 100 school districts across the state that will be asking voters November 5th to approve operating levies or bonding requests. Education Minnesota President Denise Specht says the tradition of local levies or referendums shifting the burden of paying for public education to state taxpayers is wrong. She calls it a “wealth gap.” She…