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Most California Voters Say “We Know Best”

By Mark Baldassare

May 25, 2022 ... A solid majority of likely voters think passing Prop 13 (property tax reform) turned out to be mostly a good thing for Californians. Mostly. a ...


Understanding the Effects of School Funding

By Julien Lafortune

A Brief History of School Funding in California. For most of California's history, public schools were locally funded—primarily through property taxes—with some ...


Setting the Stage for Universal Preschool

By Laura Hill, Emmanuel Prunty

May 22, 2022 ... ... the same is true for basic-aid districts, which are funded primarily through property taxes rather than the state funding formula.

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Californians Sour on State and Local Tax System

By Dean Bonner

Apr 15, 2022 ... Record-high shares of Californians think that they pay more in taxes than they should—and that the state and local tax system is not fair.

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PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

By Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Rachel Lawler, Deja Thomas

Mar 11, 2022 ... If the 2022 election for the US House of Representatives were held today, 51 percent of ... Californians Sour on State and Local Tax System.


Equitable State Funding for School Facilities

By Julien Lafortune, Niu Gao

Most funding for California's K–12 facilities comes from local tax revenues, which depend on property wealth. State funding could potentially address wealth ...