Parents, teachers, students rally for Prop. 38
Crescenta Valley High School student Joy McCreary speaks to a small group of supporters where Glendale PTA members gathered at Verdugo Park to show their support for Proposition 38. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer / October 17, 2012)
Campaign organizers say Glendale schools could gain $25 million in 2013-14 if the initiative passes.
The November tax initiative — sponsored by civil rights attorney Molly Munger — would be paid for with increased income taxes.
Critics who oppose Prop. 38 complain that it would not provide funds to cash-strapped community colleges.
Glendale Community College trustees have said they favor the rival Proposition 30, which would provide enough money to allow colleges and K-12 schools to abandon plans to cut millions of dollars from their budgets midyear.
Glendale school officials have also voiced their support for Prop. 30.
If both propositions win a simple majority, the one with more votes will win.
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