Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
Crowded Jordan District asks: More taxes? More portables? School after 7 p.m.?

Residents lean toward $540M bond over cost cuts after study predicts need for more schools.



< Previous Page


"If I was in West Jordan, if I was in Kearns, I’d be concerned," she added. "They’re going to be paying all this money and I get the great new school."

Email: aknox@sltrib.com

At a glance

Jordan School District patrons speak out

A recent survey by the Jordan School District found:

About four out of five respondents approve raising taxes for a bonding plan to raise for money for swelling enrollment. Twenty percent gave a flat-out “no.”

For school buildings, patrons feel safety is most important, followed by cost effectiveness. Technology and looks came in last.

For cost-cutting measures, 80 percent of respondents said they approved of using mobile classrooms. Three quarters OK’d the current year-round schedule. Least popular: busing students to schools in other areas and splitting the school day in two.

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

Twitter: @anniebknox




Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment


About Reader Comments


Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Videos
Jobs
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.