Trim the fat in the local school budget



The citizens of California cannot ignore the education budget any longer. There is no magic bullet that will solve the shortfall in state funding.
I offer the following partial solutions:
•Cut the state "Tobacco Use Prevention Education." Parents need to do more in this area. This would save $19 million.
•Cut the state "Deferred Maintenance" program. This would save $162 million. If local communities want their schools in better physical condition, they will have to ...

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