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NWI: Why Munster School Officials Are Mulling A Referendum

From The Times of Northwest Indiana:

“Munster school leaders are considering a referendum for the November ballot. Munster Superintendent Richard Sopko said the district is looking at an increase of 22 cents per $100 of assessed valuation to raise about $3 million each year for seven years. Part of the information Sopko presented to the panel included details about $3.2 million in cuts that had been made in the district in 2010. He said teachers have not had a pay raise in 2010, 2011 and 2012, and the deferred costs amount to $1.1 million.”

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