Ballot Question Will Change School Funding Regs

A state question approved by the legislature that would allow school districts to use property tax revenue for teacher pay will be on the November ballot.

On Thursday, Gov. Fallin issued an election proclamation that places State Question 801 on the November ballot.

State Question 801 would give local school boards the flexibility and options to use existing property tax funds for use in the classroom, for things like teacher pay and textbooks, without raising taxes.

In order to pass, it requires a simple majority of voters.

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