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Past · September 18, 2013

Parcel Taxes for Education in California

The James Irvine Foundation Briefing Series

September 18, 2013 · 12:00 am

CSAC Conference Center
1020 11th Street, 2nd floor
Sacramento, CA

About the Program

The 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



K–12 Education