Instead of taking copious amounts of notes at the 2 hour Wilmington Education Improvement Commission meeting tonight, I decided to record it for video. Please keep in mind I am an amateur with this stuff. My laptop battery was about to run out half way through so I had to move my laptop away from the crowd to keep recording. All of the Governor Carney visit is visible and most of the Secretary of Education Bunting visit is as well. Once again, I apologize for the quality!
The Colonial School District held a referendum today for voters of the district to vote on two measures. Both failed to garner a majority of the vote according to the New Castle County Department of Elections:
For additional tax Against additional tax
Total 2,193 2,733
For authority to issue bonds
Building For the bond issue Against the bond issue
Total 2,067 2,961
Back to the drawing board for the district. This happened with Brandywine last year. Their first referendum failed but the second attempt passed. Indian River will hold their second referendum in so many months on Thursday. Last year, Christina passed a referendum on their 3rd attempt after two others failed the previous year. And so it goes…