Some Facts Showing The Need of Greater School Revenues
1. First of all let it be understood that the proposed additional tax is designed as a temporary measure to meet a pressing emergency. 2. Schools in many countries already are closing for lack of funds. 3. 262 districts out of a total of 492 have gone the legal limit in laying local levies for schools. 4. The people are willing to be taxed for the school as is demonstrated by local levies. 5. The State now annually contributes $2,170,996.27 for the support of schools, while the counties and cities contribute $5,030,772,16 - total $7,201,768.43.