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LAUSD to discuss tax for 2010 ballot

June 23, 2009 9:35:51 AM PDT
The L.A. Unified School District is expected to meet on Tuesday to discuss a parcel tax, or surtax, to be placed on the ballot in the spring of 2010.LAUSD is dealing with a more than $131 million budget deficit.

Superintendent Ramon Cortines is proposing a new property surtax to avoid drastic service cuts and teacher layoffs.

He would not say how much that tax will be.

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