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Choudrant residents unite for schools

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Kessler agreed with a few attendees that one reason the bond issue might not have passed was because some people were displeased that not everyone living in the Choudrant School District would have to pay the additional tax it would generate. Those whose home is worth $75,000 or less qualify for homestead exemption, meaning their taxes would not have increased. Kessler pointed out, however, that homestead exemption was not something controlled by the school board, but an issue that would need to be addressed through legislators.

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