Martin voters asked for two tax increases for schools

From WPTV: “Martin County Commissioners approved the ballot language for two tax proposals sought by the school district. If both proposals fail, School board chair Christia Li Roberts says the district may be able to get by for a year, then big cuts to things like arts, music and athletics could be coming … Click here to read more

WFLX: Some teachers unhappy, may call it quits in Martin County

Some teachers may call it quits in Martin County. On Thursday night the school board voted on pay raises and extra income for teachers.The vote angered teachers. … Click here to read more

Fitch downgrades MC School Board, FL’s COPs to ‘A’ from ‘AA-‘; outlook revised to negative

Fitch Ratings has taken the following rating actions on Martin County School Board, (the district) obligations: –$34.4 million certificate of participation (COPs) downgraded to ‘A’ from ‘AA-‘. In addition, Fitch downgrades the following rating: –Implied general obligation to ‘A+’ from ‘AA’. … Click here to read more