Question of the Day: How Will You Vote on the New Bus Referendum?

The Board of Education voted to hold a new referendum on transportation – which way will you vote?

A new vote on transportation was set for Sept. 19 at Tuesday night's Board of Education meeting, approved five votes to two. The decision to hold a new vote came after more than two months of public outcries over bus cuts, with compalints ranging from child safety to the language used in the referendum and more.

Our Question of the Day for Thursday is, "How Will You Vote on the New Bus Referendum?"

Let us know in the comments.

Concerned Mother July 24, 2011 at 02:34 PM
I Vote Yes! ( People this is all you needed to say! :) )
MJH July 31, 2011 at 02:17 PM
I am asking everyone to ignore any posts from "Cathy". Please do not resond to comments from "Cathy". This person is trolling and keeping the conversation off topic. We can all get so much more insight from everyone if we can all refrain from engaging with him/her. I know it gets frustrating when someone engages in those behaviors, but if you respond you are only giving the "negative attention" this person is looking for. For everyone else, thanks for the input...your posts are enlightening.
Norman August 01, 2011 at 11:22 PM
Agreed- I h ave actually stopped reading/posting in the last month or so since that person had be interjecting. It is a shame such characters drag down what can sometimes be a decent discussion.
Cathy August 02, 2011 at 12:42 AM
Norm, it seems like you are reading/posting.
Cathy August 02, 2011 at 12:32 PM
Okay, thoughts on why children walking to school would be a good thing: 1.Economic, decreases the costs for the community 2.Physical activity and health-This is an easy way for kids to get exercise and decrease childhood obesity, etc.... 3.Social-allows kids to walk with kids in their neighborhood 4-Sense of community for the parents walking with their precious cargo. It increases the parents awareness of the community. 5. Environmental-helps reduce the amount of emmissions in our communities air and childrens exposure to fresh air, wakes them up and helps them focus on schoolwork and improves concentration. 6. Road Sense- educates kids in pedestrian skills making them better equiped to deal with traffic when they are by themselves and as future car drivers.


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