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Chapter 41 Proposition on the May Ballot

The next general election is just around the corner. On the ballot you will see a proposition related to our school district’s funding known as Chapter 41 recapture.

Often referred to as "Robin Hood,” the state’s school funding system "recaptures" funds from the property-wealthy districts and redistributes them to the property-poor districts. Districts with a property value that is equal to or greater than $514,000  per WADA are considered property rich. Because property values in Georgetown are at $531,231, our district was required to put this proposition on the ballot.  Continue reading here.