State Penny Sales Tax for School Infrastructure (SAVE) Toolkit
Tell Your District's SAVE Story
The State Penny Sales Tax for School Infrastructure is set to expire in 2029. Iowa public schools are using SAVE funds in a variety of ways that make a difference from safety, to technology, to community vitality and enhanced education.
Iowa school boards must tell their district's story so that the governor and legislators understand how this investment has made a difference for Iowa students.
Watch the videos below to see how four Iowa districts have used the funds to maintain school facilities and technology. These videos can be used as a guide to how you could highlight how your district is using SAVE funds to date.
Remember to include these key points:
Safety and Learning in Academic Facilities
Outcomes and Cost Savings
Capital Improvements, Remodeling, Technology
Community Engagement Processes
Property Tax Reduction Impact