Property tax revaluation raises question of whether property taxes should fund schools
On behalf of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C. posted in Real Estate Law on Mar 14, 2013.
An interesting angle has arisen in regard to the recent increase in Property Tax Assessments this year. That angle involves public school teachers and planned cuts to teacher contacts in the City of Philadelphia. Under the plan, the district would cut pay up to 13 percent, require longer work days and put no limit on class sizes. In addition, the district would not provide teachers with copy machines, desks or even enough instructional materials and textbooks. Why is the district proposing the plan now? Because of a budget crisis that could get worse with forced spending cuts. Like most states
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