Questions and Answers
Q: What is Measure I?
A: Measure I maintains quality education in local schools by renewing expiring, voter-approved funding. Support our math, science, reading, writing programs and 21st century education by voting Yes on I!
Q: Why Yes on I?
A: Yes on I renews ongoing, reliable local school funding with money that cannot be taken by the State. Continuing the funding Measure I provides is essential to retaining quality science teachers for 21stcentury science education that prepares students for science and the workforce. Because of stable local funding, our schools have restored fundamental academic programs, maintaining quality education for our local students.
Q: Why now?
A: Voter-approved school funding is expiring! Vote Yes on I to renew the funding that supports, recruits and retains the highly qualified teachers who maintain quality education in our schools.
Q: How do I know money won’t be wasted?
A: Yes on I includes tough accountability provisions and taxpayer safeguards, including Independent Citizens' Oversight and annual independent audits to ensure all funds are spent as promised. Measure I guarantees all schools benefit. NO money can be spent on administrators’ salaries or pensions.
Q: What will Yes on I fund?
A: Yes on I will fund:
✓ Math and science programs
✓ Reading and writing programs
✓ Highly qualified teachers, including science teachers for 21st century science education
✓ School libraries
✓ Student workforce programs
✓ Student safety and security
Q: How do I vote Yes on I?
A: Measure I is on the Tuesday, June 7 2016 ballot. Polls are open 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. Absentee Ballots may be dropped off at any polling place in Alameda County on Election Day. For more information, call the County Registrar of Voters at (510) 272-6933or visit www.acgov.org