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  1. Tony Fernandez 1 year ago1 year ago

    So once again nothing for the blue collar workers, the classified employees aka the back bone of the school systems. nada. 🙁

  2. Jeff Schmidt 2 years ago2 years ago

    Texas provides $1.8 billion dollars in categorical funding for Career Technical Education! California provides ZERO categorical funds for Career Technical Education.. Are we setting our future workforce up for failure? How can CA students fill the 70% of jobs that need high-skill and not a university degree?

  3. Chase 2 years ago2 years ago

    I’m having a hard time seeing how much per pupil funding will change comparing 2014-15 to 2015-16. Is that number anywhere in the report? I can find it.

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    • John C. Osborn 2 years ago2 years ago

      In the revised budget, it says funding levels will increase by more than $3,000 per student over 2011-12 levels. But it doesn’t give any more detail than that.

  4. Jessica Sawko 2 years ago2 years ago

    I see what you are saying about the increased funding for Common Core implementation (I am of course hoping the NGSS will be included in the final version) - but with the addition of teacher induction to the mix, the funding for standards implementation may be diluted. Also, these are not dedicated funds - they are mandate backlog pay downs with a recommendation on how to spend the funds - there is no guarantee that … Read More

    I see what you are saying about the increased funding for Common Core implementation (I am of course hoping the NGSS will be included in the final version) – but with the addition of teacher induction to the mix, the funding for standards implementation may be diluted. Also, these are not dedicated funds – they are mandate backlog pay downs with a recommendation on how to spend the funds – there is no guarantee that is how they will be spent.

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    • John C. Osborn 2 years ago2 years ago

      I clarified the entry. Thanks.

  5. navigio 2 years ago2 years ago

    Does flat tuition mean flat or COLA-flat?
    Anyway flat tuition is a loss.