In high-tax Upper Darby, school bills going up again. The district has plenty of company.
Property owners in the Upper Darby School District — where local tax rates already are among the highest in the region — will be paying even more starting July 1. And so will hundreds of thousands of other homeowners throughout the region.
With officials warning of a potentially dire financial situation and complaining of inadequate funding from Harrisburg, school board members in Upper Darby, one of the state’s largest districts, voted six to two to approve a 2.5 percent increase in the real estate levy, or $67 more for the owner of the average-priced home.
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