Short and simple, do the math.
Hamilton County Schools enrollment - approximately 45,000 students.
Hamilton County private school enrollment - approximately 15,000.
Home School students - ?
This is proof that the HCDE cannot manage a budget. Having the tax money for an extra 15,000 students on a yearly basis and not having to spend it on them looks like it should cover any needs without needing a tax increase every year or two.
Dr. Johnson, do your job; you have enough of our money to be successful.