school tax http://wkms.org en School Tax Revenue Varies Widely Between Rich And Poor Districts http://wkms.org/post/school-tax-revenue-varies-widely-between-rich-and-poor-districts <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A non-partisan economic policy group has released a report showing large gaps in per-student funding among school districts that approved tax increases this year.</p><p>Around half of Kentucky school boards approved the maximum 4 % property tax increase to help fund public schools.&nbsp;That's partly because the state hasn’t raised per-pupil funding for a number of years.&nbsp;</p><p>The&nbsp;<a href="http://www.kypolicy.us/sites/kcep/files/School%20Property%20Taxes_0.pdf">Kentucky Center for Economic Policy</a>&nbsp;paper shows that some districts like Southgate Independent Schools in northern Kentucky will receive an additional $200 more per student through property taxes. While other districts like Bath County, in eastern Kentucky, will only receive $24 more per student.</p><p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 20:53:33 +0000 Devin Katayama 37266 at http://wkms.org School Tax Revenue Varies Widely Between Rich And Poor Districts