By: Diane Benjamin
Enrollment last year:
Unit 5 just posted the new enrollment:
197 fewer students, but they need more money.
Did you know Income Inequality is higher in Blue States than Red? https://www.dailywire.com/news/blue-states-have-worse-inequality-than-red-ones-new-census-data-shows
Before voting on Unit 5’s demand for more money, see what they did with the money they already have:
That document is littered with abbreviations that aren’t defined until page 119. This Equity Audit is why Dr. Shelvin was hired and the entire curriculum is now Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Listen to Dr. Shelvin talking about what she gets by with doing that other school districts don’t.
Unit 5 created a whole new industry around Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. See this page: https://www.unit5.org/domain/3645
Teaching essentials and catching up from COVID lockouts should be the priority. At Unit 5 it isn’t.
FYI: County Board candidate Corey Beirne is on the DELT Leadership team. No surprise. https://blnnews.com/2022/09/21/the-truth-about-district-10-candidate-corey-beirne/
This is the wording on the ballot for the tax increase. They are asking for more than they need intending to come back again with a different proposal if this one fails. Meanwhile your property taxes will already increase due to rising property values. Vote accordingly.