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Don’t let small group of extremists ruin CVSD

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 13, 2021

The Central Valley School District board of directors is under siege. As a retired CVSD teacher and coach, it’s impossible for me to stand by while the district I also grew up in implodes under pressure from a small group of loud, angry extremists.
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Keri Cederquist: Strong foundations for children begin at home

Ensuring young children and their families have access to a stable, affordable home is a key ingredient in their lifelong success. When families have safe and affordable homes to raise their children in, we see stronger outcomes at school, better long-term health outcomes, and greater financial stability across the community.
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Reps. Ilana Rubel, Lauren Necochea and Sally Toone: Our property tax crisis requires solutions, not scapegoats!

We could not believe our eyes when we read a recent op-ed from Idaho House GOP leadership scapegoating local government for the property tax crisis created by GOP legislators themselves. We must set the record straight. While it may be county officials mailing you the bill, don’t blame the messengers. The jaw-dropping number on that bill is not due to excessive spending by local government – it’s due to disastrous policy enacted by GOP legislators.

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