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The passing of bond issues and tax hikes indicates community support for education reform.A survey of superintendents shows that the first place bond money and new taxes go is to theconstruction or rehabilitation of school structures.

Q :: In the past three years, has your district or local government passed any bond issues or taxincreases that included education?


::If yes, what areas of education were targeted?


Q :: Does your district or local government plan to initiate any bond issues or tax increases thatinclude education in the next three years? (Total exceeds 100 percent due to rounding.)


—Data courtesy of Jeanne Hayes (The Hayes Connection) and Tom Greaves (The Greaves Group)

Read about the full report, “America’s Digital Schools 2006: A Five-Year Forecast

This article originally appeared in the 03/01/2007 issue of THE Journal.

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