School districts have the ability to continue operation as their revenue stream consists of a variable they have control over...namely the property tax levy. Granted, their is the porous tax cap, but if the will of the people as expressed through their elected school board is to spend a certain amount, that can happen.
It's just easier if you get more state aid as then you don't have to make that decision or hear the griping.
No Significance to the Story, but I Just Haven't Used this Graphic in a While
As CEO's the superintendents need to be proposing changing in the way things are done in order to sustain the level of service.
With over 700 school district superintendents in the state, there should be enough brain power to get the job done.
Watertown Daily Times | Area superintendents see insolvency on the horizon