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LAUSD board proposes parcel tax oversight panel — if Measure EE passes

Voters in the L.A. Unified School District will decide in June whether to raise their own taxes to generate new revenues for the district.  This week, school board members unveiled a plan for an independent panel that would oversee how LAUSD spends the new funding if Measure EE -- which would raise an estimated $500 million annually from a 16-cent-per-square foot parcel tax on property owners -- get the two-thirds vote it needs to pass.