Mecklenburg County, NC

Mecklenburg County, NC

Mecklenburg County  Property Tax and County Budget Allocation The Early Childhood Education Executive Committee met for two years to review access to early childhood education for children from birth to five. As discussions were underway to reach consensus on...
Cuyahoga County, OH

Cuyahoga County, OH

Cuyahoga County  Property Tax In 2007, Invest in Children decided to build a Universal Prekindergarten program (UPK) on the foundation of quality that had been established. UPK began by serving 1000 children in existing sites across the county using a mixed delivery...
Portland, OR

Portland, OR

City of Portland  Property Tax In November of 2002, Portland voters approved a five-year property tax levy called the Portland Children’s Levy (PCL) that prepares vulnerable children for success in school and in life. For 15 years, PCL...
Cincinnati, OH

Cincinnati, OH

City of Cincinnati  Property Tax In November of 2016, Cincinnati voters approved Issue 44, a referendum to increase property taxes to allow a five-year, $48 million emergency levy of which $15 million is earmarked annually to expand quality preschool through...
Florida

Florida

Florida State Innovation – Property Tax and Trust Fund The idea of a dedicated funding source for children began in 1945 in Pinellas County. A local attorney Leonard Cooperman, tired of seeing troubled youth go to jail so early in their life, thought there must...