A total of 233 school districts pledged not to increase tax rates above the index, though that index will still allow them to increase taxes by 3.4 to 5.5% (without voter referendum).
That leaves an estimated 58 districts that will actually hold a referendum on tax increases this year.
Can’t say we didn’t tell you so:
“Back-End” Referendum No Taxpayer Protection
School Property Taxes: No Relief, No Control
Property Tax ‘Relief’ that Isn’t Relief
Referendum Amendment Fails to Protect Taxpayers