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on Measure 66
Not passing this tax will extend the recession by causing more school districts to trim their budgets further by the lay-off of school teachers. I am a substitute teacher who has made her living for nearly 20 years in this capacity. My work has been cut from 4 or 5 days a week down to 3 and sometimes less. I am fortunate as many teachers ask me to work for them. I do know many new teachers who cannot even get one day a week. If education is not funded further by passing Measure 66, then even more full-time teachers will be layed off, further swelling the ranks of substitutes. I know of other teachers who are leaving the profession. I would not look forward to subbing in a classroom of 3rd and 4th grade classroom with 35 - 40 students! There will be lots of children left behind academically.
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