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Stop the consolidation tax merry-go-round


February 28, 2020

After three failed referendums in Wrenshall school district — the last one by a larger majority than the previous — School Perceptions survey results are in: showing 80 percent in favor of consolidation of the two failing school districts.

This 80 percent in favor is based upon 33 percent of returned surveys mailed to all residents in the two districts as well as open-enrollee parents unable to vote in referendums.

This leaves 66 percent of unreturned surveys, people who have not chimed in on the issue tearing two communities apart once again.

Both superintendents and school boards seem...

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