Educate Our State is a grassroots, parent-led organization educating and uniting Californians to advocate for
systemic change that will provide all students with a high-quality public education. Add your voice now!

Why your property taxes are not getting to your schools

30,000 Parent, and 1 Student, Rally in Support of June Taxes

A group of San Francisco mothers who have helped organize 30,000 parents around the state to press for a June vote on tax extensions made their case at a Sunset District elementary school Wednesday morning, along with one student: Jack Cramer.

The group, called Educate Our State, said they have sent 30,000 letters to lawmakers and the governor as part of their “Let Us Vote,” campaign. The letters demand that legislators place a package of $14 billion worth of tax increases and extensions before voters June. The group argues that without the vote — a key part of Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal — the governor’s budget will fall apart and schools will feel the brunt of the problem.

Read more

Do you like this post?

Showing 1 reaction

commented 2013-11-24 09:04:36 -0800
Thank you