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Parcel Taxes for Education in California
ABOUT THE PROGRAMThe state legislature is considering a lower passage threshold for the parcel tax, which is one of only a few local revenue-raising options for California school districts. A lower threshold would increase the passage rate, but would it encourage a greater number of districts to put parcel taxes on the ballot? PPIC research fellow Margaret Weston examines the context and potential impact of this proposal.
This research is supported with funding from the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation.
Margaret Weston, research fellow, PPIC