Riddle me this...

Should school taxes be on a sliding scale? Say you're in Anytown, NY and you have a home assessed at $100,000 (if you're downstate, add a zero). Let's say your school tax is $3,000/year. Whether you have one kid, no kids, or 10 kids in the system, it's the same $3,000/year. Well, that's not really fair, is it?
  • How about if you have no kids in the system, you pay $2,500/year.
  • If you have one kid in the system, you pay $3,000/year.
  • You pay an extra $200/year for every additional kid you have in the system.
Don't know how popular that would be in such a Catholic area as Buffalo, but it seems fairer to me.

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