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posted Dec 14, 2011, 7:27 AM by Gary Jones   [ updated Dec 14, 2011, 7:28 AM ]

Gov. Jerry Brown announces deeper cuts to California colleges and child care

In a rare December budget action, Gov. Jerry Brown announced deeper cuts Tuesday to colleges, libraries and child care, though he spared K-12 schools from the worst-case scenario they had feared.

 Brown's latest revenue snapshot was robust enough that schools will instead face a smaller $79.6 million reduction in general funding and a $248 million elimination of bus transportation money. That should avert massive reductions in the school calendar or other drastic measures for most districts.

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