Oak Park schools add to the overall tax burden



There is no debate that Oak Park schools score very high both in state and national rankings. However, if we are going to quote school taxes in various states and communities as did Ms. Schwartz in the July 19 issue, we really need to compare apples to apples.
Ms. Schwartz makes the case that we should be grateful our school taxes are lower than her previous local school taxes in Ramsey, NJ. But what she failed to mention is that California state income taxes are higher than New Jersey; in fact...

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