Monday, January 05, 2009

CTA FILES SCHOOL FUNDING INITIATIVE: 1 Cent Sales Tax Increase Would Benefit K-12 Schools, Community Colleges

California Teachers Association  Files School Funding Initiative to Protect Students, Schools from Deeper Budget Cuts and Ensure Future Funding

As lawmakers remain at odds on dealing with the budget crisis, CTA filed an initiative in late December that would implement a one-cent sales tax to provide new, ongoing funding for public schools and colleges. CTA took the action in an effort to combat the billions of dollars in cuts to public education. 

full text of initiative | cta website 

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