On September 11th, voters in Grinnell will decide whether to approve a tax bond measure to update the Grinnell-Newburg Community School District‘s middle and high schools and to build a brand new elementary campus so that all of Grinnell’s youngest students can go to school together in a safe, modern building. This might all sound like a reasonable investment in the future- I mean, what kind of focus-on-the-family red-blooded American would not want to ensure that “We’re #1!”?
Yet, this school bond referendum has failed in the past. … And I think I’ve seen the light. Here are my eight reasons to vote NO on the Grinnell School Bond Referendum.