LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to place a possible education tax before voters on a June 4th special election ballot, which according to district estimates could generate approximately $500 million in annual revenue.

The resolution for a new local parcel tax was passed just days after the board first discussed the proposal in a Tuesday meeting, as district leaders hope to capitalize on public support generated for public school funding in the wake of the recent teachers strike.

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