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Fighting the suspension of Prop. 98

By Katy Murphy
Monday, July 13th, 2009 at 11:54 am in finances, politics.

In case you haven’t seen it, the California Teachers Association has launched this television ad on the governor’s proposal to suspend Proposition 98 – California’s mandatory minimum school spending guarantee – to close the state’s $26 billion budget deficit.

Unlike other districts, Oakland still has summer school programs. But that’s largely because of money left over from previous grants. That could change next year.

As of this morning, state lawmakers still haven’t agreed on how to solve the budget crisis, after working through the weekend.

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