Tax Increase History

On 09/10/2019 at 5:00 PM, JCPS held their annual tax rate hearing. Three people spoke. One was a Black man named George Foster. He pleaded with the board on behalf of himself and others in his situation to please consider people’s financial situations right now and not raise taxes. Listen to his speech here:

A couple of weeks later, at the regularly scheduled Board meeting, the board voted to create

2019-09-24 | Revenue Task Force Created by JCPS Board

Campaign to EARN the Peoples Vote

E is for Evaluation of the Current, Entire Student Assignment Plan in Its Entirety

A is for Anti-racist Budget



2020-10-30 | Judge nixes petition that put JCPS tax increase on the ballot