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No school: Can you stop
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Posted By: Ron_lfp, 3/23/2020 10:49:57 AM

The property tax in Washington state is a key vehicle to fund government schools. The boss of government schools, and promoter of school curricula that treats kids as sexual beings from birth, Chris Reykdal, has suggested that districts dealing with coronoavirus not teach children, even online, because: “equity.” So, can you stop paying your property taxes since Reykdal has caused schools to stop teaching? Maybe Reykdal has a good reason for his official opinion. Chris Reykdal’s position is that, so long as one child doesn’t have a smart phone or computer and/or Internet access, no child will receive online education.

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Elected bureaucrat is denying instruction to thousands for a dumb reason.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: PlayItAgain 3/23/2020 11:05:08 AM (No. 355096)
Stop paying Chris Reykdal's salary, at least until the schools are reopened. This is happening to workers all over America. Why not him?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Northcross 3/23/2020 11:37:47 AM (No. 355158)
The teachers in my area are working overtime to prepare online lessons, set up videoconferences, and do everything else possible to complete the curriculum under very trying circumstances. Fortunately, we do not have idiots in leadership ready to shut it all down if a few kids do not have internet access.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: farmwife 3/23/2020 11:38:10 AM (No. 355160)
Maybe now with the educrats refusing to educate children, parents can get a real education going for their kids. Like history, actual math, and science. If they don't have to spend so much time on social engineering, they can actually learn.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Starboard_side 3/23/2020 11:38:30 AM (No. 355162)
#1, not one single government employee is missing a paycheck during this crisis - NOT ONE. In fact, many will discover that retired workers MUST get their pension checks first, even before any other service is funded, which will lead to cut-backs. Watch where the money flows to back-fill many of those items - FIRST.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: columba 3/23/2020 11:45:54 AM (No. 355177)
A fool is a person who refuses to learn. the person who thought up this article is a fool.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: A.I. 3/23/2020 12:01:58 PM (No. 355203)
Property tax pays for cops' salaries.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: planetgeo 3/23/2020 12:17:11 PM (No. 355216)
Soooo, this is in effect, an extended paid time off for Washington teachers and administrators? I vote we suspend ALL government employee pay as long as ANY private citizens have had their jobs/pay ended. Reason: "equity".
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Reply 8 - Posted by: stablemoney 3/23/2020 12:24:07 PM (No. 355231)
I agree with stop paying the property tax. The government has quit working, the parents now doing the work and childcare. The parents would not need checks in the mail, keeping the money and doing the work themselves. It raises the question: why are we paying the government to stay home now? Taxpayers should keep their money and do take care of their own needs, then we wouldn't need any bailouts.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Strike3 3/23/2020 1:02:20 PM (No. 355261)
If people could avoid school property taxes by sending their kids to private school, public education would end overnight. When all of the unionized public school teachers became unemployed, the best could be selected for private school employment. Win-win except for local governments and school boards. It will never happen because it makes too much sense.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: judy 3/23/2020 1:19:32 PM (No. 355292)
Government workers & congress get paid whether they or not.... very interesting ....the people who want everyone to quit working get paid for not working..
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Reply 11 - Posted by: texaspast 3/23/2020 2:07:30 PM (No. 355345)
Using this logic, since I don't have any children in school, I can just stop paying property taxes.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: RuckusTom 3/23/2020 2:33:06 PM (No. 355369)
Schools "teaching". Ha.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: anniebc 3/23/2020 3:54:48 PM (No. 355440)
Some government workers have a simple requirement to continue getting their full paychecks while chilling in the comfort of their homes. Two hours of work per day. Isn't that fantastical? Who knew one day that those who pay the salaries of others would be out of jobs while those whose salaries they pay continue to work with minimal work requirements? Who saw that coming, and how long can it last?
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Reply 14 - Posted by: or gate 3/23/2020 7:31:15 PM (No. 355670)
The only thing our schools teach is Jane has two Mommies and does not know what bathroom to use.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 3/23/2020 8:15:04 PM (No. 355708)
No school, no property tax. Now THERE'S an idea.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Charactercounts 3/24/2020 3:18:10 AM (No. 355964)
Of course you can't. The school buildings are still there and the teachers and administrators are still getting paid.
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