Cupertino Union School District $125 Parcel Tax: Argument Against Measure O

With this latest “temporary” parcel tax, the Cupertino Union School District claims they need a tax increase to continue providing quality education.

The district wants to add a $125 parcel tax on top of $187,910,030 revenues they are already getting.

Have they earned this extension that will cost you over $725 over the next 5 years (on top of the taxes you are already paying)?

If no, we encourage you to vote NO on Measure O.

This District is already spending $10,670 per student per year. That equal $291,291 per average class at 27.1 students per class. Yet, they want more of your hard-earned money to pad their above statewide average salaries of ($87,945), up to $24,933 annual benefits package plus fat pension plans.

Source: California Department of Education Data Partnership – www.ed-data.org

The measure says that none of the funds will be used for administration.  But funds generated separately from this parcel tax can be used for administration expenses without limits.  So, that is really an empty promise.  Do not be fooled.

The number of administrators has grown from 41 in 2015 to 88 in 2018 or more than doubled, while the number of teachers has declined from 864 in 2015 to 818 in 2018.

That equals more bureaucracy and fewer teachers!

Don’t like that? Then vote No on Measure O.

They say there will be “independent community oversight”, but guess who gets to pick the oversight committee?  You guessed it: the Cupertino Union School Board.

Tell the Cupertino Union School Board to be fiscally responsible by voting NO on_Measure_O.

High property taxes are driving middle class parents out of California.

Just say No to High Taxes!

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Also endorsing a NO vote:

Libertarian Party of Santa Clara County


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