Kids FIRST: Frequently-Asked Questions
History of Proposition J+C
- On November 10, 2022, the board of education approved placing a bond issue on the April 2023 ballot. See the presentation to the board by Superintendent McGraw here.
- Superintendent Bryan McGraw presented the bond issue to the board on October 20, 2022. See the presentation here.
- History of Proposition J+C
- Voters approved Propositions J+C in 2017 with 60 percent support for Prop J and 62 percent support for Prop C. The bond issue provided JC Schools with the funds to build and operate Capital City High School, renovate Jefferson City High School, and give all grade levels instructional resources.
- The district's tax rate of $4.79 remains low compared to other districts of comparable size ($5.30 average).
- JC Schools is grateful for the community's support of J+C. The district also appreciates past school and community leaders for establishing a fiscally-responsible path for future progress. With Proposition Kids FIRST, the district can build on the success of J+C and keep positive momentum to provide a high-quality learning environment for all students.