Economic decline slows school growth

Economic decline slows school growth

There are 3 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Feb 20, 2009, titled Economic decline slows school growth. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Two school districts are coming to grips with an economic slowdown that has meant fewer students and less demand for classrooms, an unexpected turn of events after years of furious growth.

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#1 Feb 20, 2009
As poorly as this article was written, I think a decline in education poses a serious threat, indeed!
Furious Citizen 1

Chicago Heights, IL

#2 Feb 20, 2009
I for one am especially anxious to pay higher taxes to build schools even though they are not needed. Anything for "the children". They are "our future" after all. Sheeeeesh.....

United States

#3 Feb 20, 2009
Lockport Township High School District is trying very hard to make the same mistakes, the housing market is down and the school is still pushing for a 141 million bond referendum for a new school that will be far from capacity for some time.

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