06/11/2010 12:28 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Parcel Tax: LA Schools Brace For More Cuts After Parcel Tax Fails

The defeat of a parcel tax proposed by the Los Angeles Unified School District means some difficult budget cuts are ahead.

To deal with a $640-million deficit, officials are cutting in half arts programs in elementary schools and eliminating library aides. Already crowded high school classrooms will get more tight. Anticipated layoffs will increase by hundreds.

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