https://vtdigger.org/2017/03/29/lawmakers-beat-education-tax-system-setting-rates/

Scheuermann said the system doesn't serve taxpayers well.  "I don't understand the economics behind the yield, and I don't think the public understands what a yield is," she said.  "Taxpayers should understand what they are paying for and why, and understand the system itself, and that is clearly not the case."