Washington $30 per Schoolchild, Initiative 46 (1922)
The Washington $30 per Schoolchild Initiative, also known as Initiative 46, was on the November 7, 1922 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was defeated. The measure would have mandated that the state school fund be sufficient enough to produce $30 per schoolchild, distributed these funds based on the number of teachers and students in a school and fixed the maximum annual tax levy for school districts.
|Washington Initiative 46 (1922)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|“||An Act providing for a current state school fund sufficient to produce $30.00 for each child of school age; for the distribution of state and county school funds to school districts upon the equal basis of attendance and teachers employed; and fixing the maximum annual tax levy of school districts, except for bonded indebtedness, at 1.7 per cent of the assessed value of the taxable property thereof.||”|
Path to the ballot
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1922 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- State of Washington Initiatives to the People
State of Washington
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