If at First You Don't Succeed: Dallas ISD Will Try to Get a 13-cent Tax Hike Past Its Own School Board for the Third Time

Third verse, same as the first.Dallas ISD will take yet another shot at getting a 13-cent tax increase before voters. Whether they can convince enough members of the board to do so, well, only time will tell.On Thursday, during a budget workshop for the board’s trustees, DISD administrators -- including superintendent Michael Hinojosa -- put forward their newest plan on asking for a tax ratification election in the fall that would provide approximately $116 million yearly in additional funding.It will be the third time in three years that Hinojosa will ask his board to put a tax hike before voters. The previous efforts failed to reach a six-vote supermajority on the nine-member board.  Continue reading...

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