School Tax Hike Without A Referendum? Del. Legislation Addresses That Possibility

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Delawareans could face increases in their school property taxes without a referendum being held, but legislation to be introduced in the General Assembly would address that scenario.The state’s three counties have been reassessing their properties in compliance with terms of a lawsuit settlement over the fairness of Delaware’s school funding formula. In Sussex County, there…

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ACLU Reacts To Sussex Reassessment Agreement

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Plaintiffs in a school funding case are pleased with the ultimate resolution: an agreement with all three Delaware counties, including Sussex, to move forward with property reassessment. The ACLU of Delaware and Community Legal Aid Society represented Delawareans for Educational Opportunity and the NAACP of Delaware. The Sussex County agreement is the last in a…

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Kent Co. Agrees To Reassess Property In School Funding Case

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Kent County has reached agreement in a school funding case to conduct a property reassessment for the first time since 1987. Delawareans for Educational Opportunity and the NAACP of Delaware, along with the ACLU of Delaware and Community Legal Aid Society, announced the resolution Thursday, similar to a previous agreement in New Castle County. Plaintiffs…

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