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...
Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA

City of Philadelphia  Sales Tax In June 2016, the City Council passed its five-year budget that included the implementation of Philadelphia Beverage Tax (PBT). Through the PBT initiative, the City charges distributors of sugar sweetened beverages a 1.5-cents per ounce...
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...
Missouri

Missouri

Missouri State Innovation – Sales Tax and Trust Funds While most states currently do not allow for the creation of local community trust funds for children (and would require change in state laws), Missouri has given local authority to establish trusts since...