Should Connellsville school District ...

Should Connellsville school District declare bankruptcy?

Created by Jake on Mar 5, 2011

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New Wilmington, PA

#1 Mar 5, 2011
Given the declining tax base, the effects of the recession, the out migration of population, the waning birth rate, being taken over by the state of declaring Chapter 9 bankruptcy may be the only way out for an impoverished district.

No doubt this would be the only way barring a state constitutional convention to lessen the legacy costs for teachers union. A number of very generous contracts awarded by previous school boards put us in this situation. Now we are paying the price with exorbitant property taxes.

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