Dan Walters: California school cut warning looks real

When Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature fashioned the 2012-13 budget, their evident goal was to persuade voters to finance it by enacting new sales and incomes taxes at the Nov. 6 election.

Toward that end, they decreed that should the tax measure be rejected by voters, automatic triggers would cut spending by $6 billion, all but a fraction of it from education.

Ever since, Brown and other advocates have beseeched voters to pass Proposition 30 to save schools from those cutbacks, including a sharp reduction in the school year.

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2012/09/21/4840477/dan-walters-california-school.html#mi_rss=Dan%20Walters#storylink=cpy

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