When nine community colleges opened across Los Angeles last week, thousands of students scrambled to get into too few classes.
At Pierce College, 100 students descended on a math course capped at 50. At L.A. Valley College, enrollment grew 105 percent, with classes too full for waiting lists. Students at L.A. Mission College competed for fewer desks.
Now L.A. community college administrators are girding for more cuts in classes and services should voters reject the Proposition 30 tax hike measure this fall. "I feel it would be a severe punctuation in loss of funds - and have a truly devastating effect on our service mission," Chancellor Daniel LaVista of the Los Angeles Community College District told the Daily News.
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