Know the Facts
About this page - The LDV webmaster does
not have time to master this page which has been accumulating information for a
year and a half. Those wishing to see the latest information should start at the
bottom of the link list to the left and work their way up.
Has the School Board broken
their promise not to use the operations money approved in the fall referendum on
the Red Plan? You be the judge.
KBJR Dixon-Welty Debate 22 - minutes Part
this Debate, in the parking lot outside KBJR television, Dr. Dixon and Harry
Welty agreed to meet to discuss some alternatives to the Red Plan. After setting
a meeting date Dr. Dixon's office called Harry and canceled the meeting. Harry
called the Superintendent to set a new meeting but Dr. Dixon's office did not
Is it possible that the site
for the new Western Middle school is one more Red Plan disaster in the making? Yes!
Former School Board member,
Tony Stauber, points out that a simple
change in grade configuration makes
most of the Red Plan completely unnecessary. He explained it in more depth here
but you'll be charged to read it.
Robert Aho, an architect whose specialty is contract
administration wrote these warnings about Johnson
Controls for the Hillsider Magazine, Formerly of SGA Architects who have been
given one of the initial Red Plan projects to design.
There are many other reasons people should oppose the Red Plan among them:
- The theft of our traditional voting rights.
- Central High's superior site for a high
school or middle school
- Three high schools would be cheaper than this without risking
the excess levy
- an objection to the new boundaries drawn in the new facilities plan
- an objection to the magnitude and the excessive cost of the proposed plan
- the non existant discussion about elementary and middle school
demolition and whether this is a higher priority than teaching and
If you care
about Duluth and
don't put your faith in the Duluth News
The last word on the Red Plan can be found on Harry Welty's blog: www.lincolndemocrat.com And if you're looking for some
particular piece of information use the blog's search function.
You never can tell what you'll find.