San Francisco Could Shift $60 Million in Tax Revenue to Local Schools

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is considering a November ballot measure that would shift $60 million in excess property tax revenue to the school district if approved.

“We are failing a shocking number of students,” said Supervisor Hillary Ronen, who co-authored the measure. “It is a shame and it is a disgrace and every adult should be doing something about it.

Supervisors are expected to take up the proposed measure next month. If they vote to place it on the ballot, it would need voter approval.

Kim Tavaglione, executive director of the San Francisco Labor Council, says the plan could end up hurting city workers in the event of another economic downturn.

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