School Budget Transparency

Iowa taxpayers deserve to know how much of their money is going to every school district and how their school boards are using that money so they can hold their elected representation accountable.

 

Iowans for Tax Relief supports efforts to make government more transparent. Unfortunately, finding information about how much money our public schools receive and how that money is spent is a much larger challenge for Iowans than it should be.

The Iowa State Legislature should act to require the Iowa Department of Management to create a searchable database that shows how much revenue each school district takes in and how that money is spent for the most recent budget years. Iowa taxpayers deserve to know how much of their money is going to every school district and how their school boards are using that money so they can hold their elected representation accountable.

 

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