LCFFguide coverThe way California’s public education system is funded has changed dramatically
as a result of a law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown in July 2013. Its centerpiece is the
Local Control Funding Formula, designed to send additional money to districts
where Gov. Jerry Brown believes “the need and the challenge is greatest.”
For the first time, the law requires that parents, students, teachers and other
community members be involved in the process of deciding how new funds are

This easy-to-read guide explains the essential elements of California’s new school funding reforms and the Local Control Funding Formula. We break the most important questions down for you digest smoothly.

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