Setting limits

    The West Chester Area School Board will not seek exemption from Pennsylvania’s school tax ceiling. The board voted 4-5 Monday to reject a resolution that would allow it to break the 1.4 percent increase limit and raise school taxes by 2.1 percent.


    Those opposing the resolution say they’re looking out for tax payers, the Daily Local reports, but word from the other side says a backup plan is needed to cover the estimated $6 million budget gap for the upcoming school year.

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