During the final weekend of voting for the Peninsula School District bond and levy, I wanted to review some facts.
Through 13 public meetings, the school board listened. The companion measures on the ballot were community-driven and are widely supported by all elected leaders in Gig Harbor, conservatives and liberals alike.
The Peninsula School District spends $600 less per student than the Pierce County average, which equals $5.4 million less per year. This translates into the lowest school taxes or $439 less (32 percent) than the average.
This is about student achievement. The district already has the highest SAT scores. …