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Curmudgeon's Corner

cur-mud-geon: anyone who hates hypocrisy and pretense and has the temerity to say so; anyone with the habit of pointing out unpleasant facts in an engaging and humorous manner

Schools & Education, Part Three...

Education, Germantown, Political, School Board, Taxes

While we are discussing the area of compensation, I want to take a 'hypothetical' person whom we'll name Jane Doe, and look at her compensation package.

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Schools & Education, Part Two...

Education, Germantown, Political, Quality of Life, School Board, Taxes

First, there was a story by Thomas J. McKillen in the November 15th edition of Germantown Express News concerning the November 10th School Board meeting.  In that story there were quotes attributed to Jon Stachowiak who is the President of the Germantown Education Association.  The article stated:

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9-1-1 Humor...If There Is Such A Thing


The following are purportedly actual 9-1-1 calls captured from the Nashville, TN system:

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Hedged Promises & Bail-out Expectations...

Economy, Political, Quality of Life, Taxes, U.S.

Hedged promises...

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Schools & Education...

Education, Germantown, Quality of Life, School Board, Taxes, Wisconsin

The angst that followed the election concerning the defeat of the referenda items has subsided a bit.  I want to explore the whole subject of education in our community and state, and have been discussing many issues with those involved including school board members from communities in Wisconsin, educators and taxpayers.  I have no idea how long this series will run, but the input of the citizenry is important and I hope this might provoke some additional rational discussion.

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