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Solar Energy and Groundwater in the San Joaquin Valley

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

In areas where solar is not a compatible use, the property tax benefit ... the outset is one way to reduce conflict and the need for expensive measures.

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PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

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

May 12, 2022 ... A solid majority of Californians favor the governor's proposal to spend $18 billion to address inflation, mostly through vehicle-owner tax ...

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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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Setting the Stage for Universal Preschool

By Laura Hill, Emmanuel Prunty

May 11, 2022 ... Ensuring that all elementary schools and districts offer the program ... which are funded primarily through property taxes rather than the ...

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PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education

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

Apr 13, 2022 ... Table: Majorities would vote "yes" on state school construction bonds, while fewer would vote "yes" on a local parcel tax measure.

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Equitable State Funding for School Facilities

By Julien Lafortune, Niu Gao

The majority of capital funding however, comes from local tax revenues, ... District assessed value—a measure of local property wealth—is based on the ...

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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 ... of school funding (59%) comes from state revenues, with property taxes and ...

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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 of ... water use by replacing turf and adopting other efficiency measures.

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Improving California’s Water Market

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

Good market design is key. Effective and responsible markets include five essential features: clearly defined, secure property rights; reliable measurement, ...