A successful, high quality public education system is a major driver of economic development.  Research shows that education may be THE most important single economic driver in a community, promoting higher incomes, better jobs, and healthy growth.  Quality public schools increase property values, and economic health of a community.  Businesses, professionals, and highly skilled workers relocate to communities based on the merits of the school system, both for their children and for future employees.  A high quality school system benefits everyone’s bottom line. Read more: