School districts brace for budget showdown

Oak Park and Las Virgenes unified school districts are bracing for the worst budget scenario since the economy began to decline five years ago.
School officials say all fat has been trimmed from budgets, reserves are at all-time lows and dodging the bullet again next year will be impossible even under the best economic circumstances.
School budgets throughout the state are hinging on whether Gov. Jerry Brown can pass a tax initiative package in November. Brown’s plan would raise the state...

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