Education is at the heart of a healthy economy and it is one of the most important assets we have to recover our region’s economy, attract businesses to our community, create new jobs and ensure we have a strong workforce to fill those jobs.
GSI supports all 13 regional public school levies and encourages you to VOTE Yes for Education and VOTE Yes for our Economy on February 9, 2021.
Important to Note
These are not new taxes. All 13 school districts are running REPLACEMENT LEVIES which will take the place of current (expiring) dollars voted on in 2018. Collection years for these replacement levies will be 2022, 2023 and 2024. This vote is about the future of our region's students.
Although the 2020-21 school year has looked different through distance learning and hybrid models across our region, levy dollars continue to meet important needs. They have provided students and families with access to Chromebooks, hotspots, technology support, PPE, nurses, counselors, meal distributions and more. Without these local dollars giving local control, specific needs could not be identified or fulfilled.
Why are Levy Dollars Essential?
Local taxes fund a significant portion of our K-12 education system. GSI understands that a well-rounded education today is critical for our community’s recovery, success and for the growth of our economy.
Articles in Support of Levies
Please visit your local school district's website for more specific information and resources.
This campaign and materials are paid for the by the Alliance for a Competitive Economy of Greater Spokane Incorporated.