Cutting the school budget a form of tax relief for the local low income elderly? No. It doesn't work that way.
At the most recent meeting of the Westport Central School District's Board of Education, it was suggested by a man in the row I was sitting in that deep cuts in the school budget were necessary to provide tax relief for those senior citizens living in Westport solely supported by their Social Security benefits. (Cutting property taxes to provide relief to the poor is, on the face of it, an absurd idea.)
Read the rest at my blog www.westporteducation.com
It is a longish blog post that may get longer if I come by more data.