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Eastlake homeowners pay millions in Mello-Roos school taxes but money goes elsewhere

Over the past three decades, the Sweetwater Union High School District has used at least $46 million in special taxes paid by property owners in the Eastlake neighborhood to fund projects in other par... read more

Why teachers remain on strike in Tacoma, and elsewhere

“Here’s the brass tax ... $46 million (the levy will go away under new education funding). The district offered teachers a 7.5 percent pay raise recently; a $5,500 per teacher raise as well as a $250 ... read more

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Eastlake Homeowners Pay Millions in Mello-Roos School Taxes But Money Goes Elsewhere

inewsource is an independent and nonprofit journalism organization in San Diego, and relies on grants and philanthropists to support its investigative content. Click here to learn more. Over the past ... read more

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