Skip to main content

Property taxes for iPads!

10/09/2013 03:01PM, Published by ACL, Categories: In Print, Opinion



By Uncle Irvin

 

Taxpayers in the Oxford Area School District are paying for 1,224 iPads with your property tax money.

Never mind that at least 15 percent of the students already have their own iPad, and at least 60 percent of the students have parents well off enough to supply their kids with electronic devices. That leaves maybe 25 percent whose parents can't afford around a $600 investment.

Perhaps those students who meet the can't-afford criteria would be eligible for a device.

A much more affluent school district, Unionville-Chadds Ford, does not supply iPad devices to its students. Why does a school district as poor as Oxford go out and spend your tax dollars money on devices while state tests show many Oxford High School students are not literate, so they can't read their iPads?


Like what you're reading? Subscribe to Chester County's free newsletter to catch every headline



uncle irv oxford area school district ipads


  • The Galer Estate family invites you to join our Wine Club, a community of members who enjoy fine ...


  • Debtors Anonymous

    05/30/2016
    06:00PM — 07:00PM

    In D.A., our purpose is threefold: to stop incurring unsecured debt, to share our experience wit...


  • The Galer Estate family invites you to join our Wine Club, a community of members who enjoy fine ...


  • Pajama Storytime

    06/01/2016
    06:30PM — 07:30PM

    Wednesdays at 6:30 PM - Join us for an evening of stories, songs, crafts, and fun to end your day...


  • Pro-Act's Family Education Program

    06/01/2016
    07:00PM — 09:00PM

    When someone is addicted to drugs & alcohol, the diease affects the entire family. Each month PR...


  • The Galer Estate family invites you to join our Wine Club, a community of members who enjoy fine ...


  • Drop in on Nature

    06/02/2016
    09:30AM — 12:00PM

    oin TLC for our Drop-In on Nature Playgroup! This program is designed for children 0-Kindergarten...


  • Clutterers Anonymous

    06/02/2016
    06:00PM — 07:00PM

    Clutterers Anonymous℠ (CLA℠) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strengt...


Chester County High School Sports