Support full funding of Cecil County Public Schools
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Cecil County has approximately 24,000 young people under the age of 18. Young people make up almost a quarter of our population. These young people need services, and the best place to house those services is within the public school system.
How about some other numbers? Only Twenty two percent of Cecil County residents hold a bachelor's degree. If Cecil County residents believe that their children need to become educated at a higher level, then that belief is rooted with the public school system. In this changing world, a college degree could mean the difference between employment and unemployment. Tell Tari Moore and the Cecil County Council to fully fund our education system.
Ten percent of Cecil County residents are living below the poverty line. That's more than 10,000 residents who don't make a living wage and who can't find sufficient employment. The children in these homes benefit greatly from an education system that provides: programs for meals, programs to encourage learning, programs to encourage healthy activities. We want these children to move out of this ten percent as adults; we want these children to become active community members as adults. This cannot happen without the aid of the public school system--the perfect vehicle to provide services to the next generation. Tell Tari Moore and the Cecil County Council to fully fund our education system.
The Cecil County Council is trying to use logic to support their position. The logic looks like this:
Governor Hogan wants to spend less on education.
Cecil County residents voted overwhelmingly for Governor Hogan.
Therefore, Cecil County residents want to spend less on education.
Tell Tari Moore and the Cecil County Council that their assumptions are false. We want an exemplary education for our children. That means that they must vote to fully fund Cecil County Public Schools in 2015.
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