Illinois: Voters reject property tax referendum

Mon, Apr 25 2011 — Source: Tribune Local

West Northfield School District 31 is considerating more than $1 million in budgets cuts in the wake of voters’ rejection April 5 of a property tax referendum. Three teachers and an assistant principal who are retiring will not be replaced. Other cuts on the table include the elimination of transportation for before- and after-school student activities; the reduction or elimination of extracurricular sports, clubs, and activities; and the elimination of summer school, except for special education programs that are mandated by law.

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