By Sondra Murphy
The Ojai Unified School District has the dubious distinction of being known as the poster child of declining enrollment of Ventura County schools and the state budget crisis is aggravating the financial fallout from that condition.
“It is in dire straits,” said Ventura County Superin-tendent of Schools Stanley Mantooth. “Declining enrollment has been with us in Ventura County overall now for at least four years, some places more than others. Ojai has had the particular challenges with declining enrollment