In addition to , the San Bruno Park School Board made another important decision at last week's meeting.
Taking the superintendent's suggestion that the school district will need more money in years to come because of inadequate funding from the state, the school board voted to move forward with putting a parcel tax on the November ballot.
A parcel tax could generate $1.2 million a year for the district, according to .
Parents, angered by the possibility of having two schools closed in the city, seemed to show support for the tax measure at last week's meeting.
But would that support translate to votes at the ballot box, especially because Measure O, the school district's $40 million bond measure, in November 2011? The bond measure, which would have been used for capital improvement projects throughout the district, was just short of the 55 percent approval needed to pass.
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