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Oakland Unified won’t count on tax increase?

Publication date: May 14, 2012

Source: ABC 7 News

According to Gov. Jerry Brown, there will be no cuts to education. In fact the governor said public schools will be an additional 16 percent in funding, but most districts say they’re not counting on that money.

Over the past years, school districts like Oakland Unified have been forced to make drastic cuts to their budget, but in recent months and again on Monday, the governor said there will be no more cuts to the K-12 system and in fact, it could see a 16 percent increase in funding. Regardless, there is a big if attached to that promise.

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