State legislators want to make more money available for needed school construction and they want to encourage transit-oriented development. Those are laudable goals.
But they shouldn’t perpetuate a system that subsidizes private developers by excusing them from fully funding classroom construction needed for their new homes; force current homeowners to pay more property taxes to make up the shortfall; and drive up construction costs by pushing local districts to use only union labor for school projects.
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