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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

WHY WE CANNOT SUPPORT THE HAMPTON ACADEMY RENOVATION
By Norm Silberdick @ 8:59 PM :: 6738 Views :: 1 Comments :: SAU 90, Letters to the Editor

The cost of the renovation and expansion adds $4,000 to $5,000 a year, each year, for the next 25 years to the per pupil cost of educating a Hampton Academy student; this is excessive and insensitive to taxpayers.

In 2013, NESDEC enrollment projections were used as supporting information for the $588,000 expansion of Center School. However, actual enrollments have declined even faster than those projections and school administrators are planning to use vacant space at Center School to temporarily house the SAU90 Administrative offices.

On a financial level, since 2001 the SAU90 cost per pupil has more than doubled from $7,342 to $15,769 in 2016, way beyond general inflation. This is based on information published by the State of NH Department of Education. If the Academy renovation and expansion is approved

Friday, March 4, 2016

Former School Board Member opposes SAU 90 School Bond Issue Warrant 1
By Art Gopalan @ 9:43 AM :: 3138 Views :: 1 Comments :: SAU 90

We need to change with the rapid infusion of technology in aiding learning on an individual needs basis and not invest extraordinary funds in brick and mortar based on yesterday’s method. We must make the Academy building safe but not plush.