For Las Virgenes Unified School District, parcel tax comes in handy

Measure E, a $98-per-year school parcel tax, is expected to play a major role in helping the Las Virgenes Unified School District survive budget cutbacks in Sacramento.
The tax was approved during the California budget crisis of 2004 when Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger threatened to gut educational programs and dismantle Proposition 98, a constitutional guarantee of minimum funding to public schools. The tax was renewed by voters in November 2007, just in time for a second roun...

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