School District Debt
Debt can crowd out other priorities from the budget
A temporary increase for a good reason is understandable, but constant, high levels of debt put the taxpayer on the hook for more interest payments in the future. School Board members should pay off debt in a timely manner without taking on additional burdens.
The map below shows each school district's enrollment and debt per student:
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