Several factors — confusion with a more famous 13, tax fatigue, anxiety over the stock market — may have led to the measure’s likely defeat.
Prop. 13 — unrelated to the better known tax cutting initiative in 1978 — would have helped K-12 districts, community colleges, CSU and UC with the cost of construction projects.
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State can use some of the budget surplus, instead of high-interest bond financing, to fund school repairs, state senator says.
Statewide bond measure would provide for desperately needed renovation of old school buildings, supporters say.
The $15 billion bond measure is unnecessary and unwise, opponents say.
Ballot measure proponents advocate for a new, ongoing source of funding for state's education priorities.
California’s public higher education system needs new investments to protect students’ health and safety.
If there is confusion over the ballot designation Prop. 13, bond backers say not to worry; the campaign for March measure has yet to begin.
Backers and opponents of a $15 billion K-12 and college construction bond are wondering if association with infamous Prop. 13 will affect the vote.
$150 million for testing, remediation would remove lead in schools statewide but based on a standard that pediatricians say is still hazardous.
The proposed bond on the March 2020 ballot will include money for K-12 districts, including preschool, community colleges, UC and CSU.
The author of the bill, Patrick O'Donnell, says he is open to examining the fairness of the school modernization program's funding.
Advocates for more equitable state funding of school facilities see proposals for multi-billion dollar state construction bonds in 2020 and 2022 as a chance to make a case for changing the state formula for distributing money.