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Governor Brown's education aid plan in hands of voters

posted May 29, 2012, 4:54 PM by Gary Jones
Brown hopes to close a $16 billion state deficit with about $6 billion in annual revenue from the tax initiative, in order to prevent further cuts to an educational system that has reduced its work force and services, and increased class sizes, fees and tuition.

If voters reject the tax increases, Brown is proposing $6 billion in additional automatic spending cuts, almost all of which would fall on K-12 schools. Trigger cuts could mean shortening the school year by up to three weeks.

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