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By The San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board In 2008, local voters approved $2.1 billion in bonds for the San Diego Unified School District. In 2012, district voters approved an additional $2.8 billion in bonds. Now, with Proposition YY, the school board is seeking $3.5 billion more in bonds, to be paid off over 39 years with a property tax hike equal to $300 a year for a lot with a $500,000 valuation. The school district —...

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Dear Fellow San Diegans, We ask you to Vote NO on Measure YY. This is a Bad Deal for San Diego. The November Bond Issue YY would authorize San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) to issue an additional $3.5 billion in bonds all at the expense of residents, business owners, renters and retirees of San Diego.  Here are 7 facts the District and writers of YY will not tell you. #1: In the last 20 years (and as recently as 2012) the...

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KPBS Covers SD Unified Elections


Posted By on Oct 4, 2018

Full article at https://www.kpbs.org/news/2018/oct/01/lawsuit-challenging-sd-unified-election-rules-also Lawsuit Challenging SD Unified Elections Seeks To Invalidate This Year’s Board Races Monday, October 1, 2018 By Megan Burks Various groups have pushed for changes to San Diego Unified School Board elections over the years. Now, one is looking to force reform through the courts. Parents for Quality Education has filed a lawsuit...

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San Diego school board elections need an overhaul (Editorial piece from San Diego Union-Tribune) Taken from http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/opinion/editorials/sd-san-diego-school-board-elections-20180803-story.html By The San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board There are always threats of legal action floating around San Diego City Hall. Some are taken seriously. Others are dismissed out of hand because they’ll never go anywhere....

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Group threatens lawsuit over S.D. school elections (from sduniontribune.com) By Lauryn Schroeder SAN DIEGO In an effort to overhaul San Diego Unified School District elections with a November ballot measure, an advocacy group is threatening the San Diego City Council with legal action if it fails to place the matter before voters. In a letter sent last week, Community Voices for Education President Bret Caslavka took aim at the school...

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