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September 9, 1996 | TIMOTHY WILLIAMS and LILY DIZON and LORENZA MUNOZ, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
As school districts across Southern California struggled to cope this week with an unprecedented space crunch on elementary campuses, many discovered a similar dilemma unfolding in their adult schools. Enrollment in citizenship classes has surged, forcing districts to scramble to open new classes to meet the demand created by a threatened cutoff of government aid under new welfare reform laws.
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September 9, 1996 | TIMOTHY WILLIAMS and LILY DIZON and LORENZA MUNOZ, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
As school districts across Southern California struggled to cope this week with an unprecedented space crunch on elementary campuses, many discovered a similar dilemma unfolding in their adult schools. Enrollment in citizenship classes has surged, forcing districts to scramble to open new classes to meet the demand created by a threatened cutoff of government aid under new welfare reform laws.
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OPINION
May 10, 2003
Re "Unwelcome Lessons in Budget Anxiety," May 6: A teacher can no longer shop at Banana Republic? A high school student had to cancel a trip to Europe? A Canadian teacher with a house in Santa Monica may have to return to Canada? Please. If these are hardships, I'm a Rockefeller. I have really lost patience with fellow Californians who think they're making "sacrifices" when their extravagant spending or affluent lifestyles are threatened. In my part of the state, there is a 40% child-poverty rate.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 13, 1987 | MAYERENE BARKER, Times Staff Writer
Filing for Santa Clarita Valley school board seats closed Wednesday with no sign of a political counterattack by building developers, who had been expected to back their own board candidates to fight heavy school taxes. Twenty-one candidates had filed with the Los Angeles County registrar's office for 10 seats on five Santa Clarita Valley school boards by the 5 p.m. deadline. Ten candidates filed for Nov.
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