Bulletin Volume 1925, Nos. 11-27

Bulletin Volume 1925, Nos. 11-27

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...PROGRAM ON THE BASIS OF THE $323,000 BOND ISStJK. Plans. (a) WORK-STUDY-PLAY PLAN--CAPACITY AND COSTS. 1 This is In addition to the equipment included in the cost of the portable buildings. The CO;-1 of equipment for each room and activity i.s included in this building cost. ATHENS BEHIND OTHER CITIES IN SCHOOL EXPENDITURES. The preceding building program shows what can be accomplished with the $323,000 bond issue available. But Athens should not be satisfied with this amount of money for her schools. It represents only a beginning of what she should spend in order to bring her school plant up to date. Athens probably does not realize that, as has already been pointed out, the city has the wealth to make her public school plant one of the most modern in the country. Furthermore, the average citizen probably does not know that up to the present time Athens has spent far less on her public schools than other cities of the same population group. And yet the following facts prove this to be the case: Athens is fortieth from the bottom of a list of 327 cities in its lax rate for schools.--The tax rate for all school purposes for Athens for 1917-18 was 5 mills. But this was on the basis of a 67 per cent property assessment. On the basis of a 100 per cent valuation of property the tax rate for Athens for that year was 3.35 mills.1' (See Chart IV.) The following table and chart show that out of 327 cities with a population of 10,000 to 30,000, Athens stood fortieth from the bottom of the list in its tax rate for schools. Two hundred and eightyOnly 39 had a lower seven cities had a higher tax rate than Athens. rate.18 Athens stands eleventh from the bottom of the list of l+o cities in its per capita expenditure for schools.--Furthermore, when Athens is...
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