A few numbers… $24 Billion 6.25% 10 Years $44 Billion!. Another number… 30%. One final number… 10,000. Education Finance Reform: An Overview. Myth # 1 : Property taxes are the problem. What are the real problems?.
Education Finance Reform:An Overview
Property taxes are the problem.
An irreparably broken K-12 public education finance system
Property tax “relief” or property tax “reform” is the solution.
(Thanks to Randy Bish of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
Replace the school property tax with a more broad-based, equitable funding stream.
Senate Bill 76
This legislation is to be implemented for replacement of local school district taxes only and is not to be integrated in any way with the current Basic Education Subsidy (BES), that funding to continue in whatever form is determined by the General Assembly
Introduction of separate concurrent legislation proposing a Constitutional Amendment to forever abolish property taxes as a school funding source
“Good luck. I hope that
you can do it.”
Thanks to Alan MacBain of the help!Pottstown Mercury