History of our Wheel Tax.

Elected Superintendents is Wrong.

We have the capacity to raise funds 'for the kids', but is seems to be going 'elsewhere'? http://attachment.tacir.tn.gov/Trends2016/rutherford_variable.htm

Since 1990 our county has been taking property tax revenues away from education and moving it to debt and other county operations.

For 2005, A national publication recognized we are taking money 'from the kids' and spending it elsewhere: 2005 EDUCATION QUOTIENT: How Well Are We Educating Our Future Workers?

They gave us a 10 out of 100 on our community's financial commitment to education

For 2006, that national publication recognized we are still taking money 'from the kids' and spending it elsewhere: 2006 EDUCATION QUOTIENT: How Well Are We Educating Our Future Workers?

They gave us an 8 out of 100 on our community's financial commitment to education!!!!

In '15-'16 School Year our City ranked 33rd and our County ranked 110th in the state in spending per student.

In '14-'15 School Year our City ranked 38th and our County ranked 121st in the state in spending per student.

In '13-'14 School Year our City ranked 17th and our County ranked 105th in the state in spending per student.

In '12-'13 School Year our City ranked 63rd and our County ranked 119th in the state in spending per student.

In '11-'12 School Year our City ranked 39th and our County ranked 105th in the state in spending per student.

In '10-'11 School Year our City ranked 35th and our County ranked 103rd in the state in spending per student.

In '09-'10 School Year our City ranked 51st and our County ranked 105th in the state in spending per student.

In '08-'09 School Year our City ranked 36th and our County ranked 98th in the state in spending per student.

In '07-'08 School Year our City ranked 33rd and our County ranked 103rd in the state in spending per student.

In '06-'07 School Year our City ranked 23rd and our County ranked 114th in the state in spending per student.

In '05-'06 School Year our City ranked 23rd and our County ranked 109th in the state in spending per student.

In '04-'05 School Year our City ranked 37th and our County ranked 118th in the state in spending per student.

In '03-'04 School Year our City ranked 33rd and our County ranked 98th in the state in spending per student.

In '02-'03 School Year our City ranked 24th and our County ranked 92nd in the state in spending per student.

June 10, 2003 Tennessean reports that we have now slipped to 74th in the state

In '01-'02 School Year our City ranked 24th and our County ranked 74th in the state in spending per student.

In '00-'01 School Year our City ranked 45th and our County ranked 68th in the state in spending per student.

In '99-'00 School Year our City ranked 34th and our County ranked 60th in the state in spending per student.

In '98-'99 School Year our City ranked 26th and our County ranked 64th in the state in spending per student.

In '97-'98 School Year our City ranked 28th and our County ranked 62nd in the state in spending per student.

And our county is still covered with portables

Rutherford County School Board
Murfreesboro City Schools M.T.S.U.