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Solar Energy and Groundwater in the San Joaquin Valley

By Andrew Ayres, Annabelle Rosser, Ellen Hanak, Alvar Escriva-Bou ...

But linking up appropriate parcels coming out of agricultural production in the ... In areas where solar is not a compatible use, the property tax benefit ...

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Financing California’s Public Schools

By Julien Lafortune, Joseph Herrera

Federal pandemic aid and increased state funding have contributed to record K–12 funding levels. In 2021–22, state, local, and federal funding for California K– ...

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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 ...

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PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education

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

Apr 13, 2022 ... California's K–12 public schools returned to more normal conditions ... a majority would vote no on a local parcel tax for school funding.

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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 ...

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Targeted K–12 Funding and Student Outcomes

By Julien Lafortune

In this report, we examine school and district spending against trends in ... LCFF funding formula target(9) or through other sources, such as parcel taxes.

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Groundwater and Urban Growth in the San Joaquin Valley

By Andrew Ayres, Ellen Hanak, Henry McCann, David Mitchell ...

per-acre water use for a representative Bakersfield parcel falls to just a third ... scarcity does not unduly hamper economic activity (and tax receipts).

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Improving California’s Water Market

By Andrew Ayres, Ellen Hanak, Brian Gray, Gokce Sencan ...

... market transactions is part and parcel of a strong water accounting system. ... For instance, some county governments worry about losing tax revenue.

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Paying for California’s Water System

By Caitrin Chappelle, Ellen Hanak, Annabelle Rosser

New local fees and taxes could fill funding gaps for some fiscal orphans, ... The success of Los Angeles County's Measure W—a parcel tax on impermeable ...