Board of Education members have been busy campaigning for a local parcel tax that would secure funding for the as it faces shrinking support from the state.
Measure M would replace two existing parcel tax measures, Measures P and V, with the same tax rate at $374 per parcel per year. Unlike Measures P and V, which are set to expire in 2013, Measure M has no expiration date. It will protect $7 million in local education spending, according to the district.
School board representatives recently visited and members to generate support for the measure. Rancho Palos Verdes Council members , and members of the Rolling Hills Estates Council voiced their earlier this week.
According to the district, Measure M in part will preserve advanced academic programs in math, science and technology, the retention of teachers and employees, up-to-date classroom technology, and smaller class sizes.
Palos Verdes residents can vote on the measure Nov. 8, but until then, voice your opinion here in our poll: