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EdSource stories tagged with: Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF)
March 1, 2023
Educators and advocates discuss what the state and school districts should be doing to support California’s Black students.
February 13, 2023
Ten years into California's new Local Control Funding Formula, students are still not getting the resources and support promised by the law.
January 4, 2023
California ranks 33rd in 2019-20, adjusted for its cost of living, spending $13,686 per student in state and local funding. Its method of funding poor districts is one of the nation's most equitable.
September 2, 2022
An unstated reason was Prop. 209, banning preferences by race; governor promises more funding somehow for state's lowest performing student group next year
August 19, 2022
Assembly Bill 2774 will ensure the lowest performing students are prioritized the same as the other high-needs student groups in the state's funding formula, providing schools with targeted funding to help better support Black students.
June 28, 2022
Compromise includes 13% more for funding formula, extra for community schools, student transportation, school construction, literacy coaches and expansion of Cal Grants.
June 3, 2022
California legislative leaders would add $4.5 billion above the governor's proposal for the Local Control Funding Formula, and drop $700 million for early literacy and $1.5 billion for community schools.
May 27, 2022
California's budgeting framework is designed to engage communities in their aspirations and be adaptable to local needs. But families of English learners are too often locked out of the process.
April 29, 2022
Districts complain COLA isn't enough to cover their costs and needs; Gov. Newsom to release revised budget, revenue projections by May 15.
March 25, 2022
Roundtable panelists discussed the pros and cons of shifting California schools from an attendance-based funding formula to an enrollment-based formula.
July 27, 2021
California will launch a universal school meals program in the 2022-23 school year, ensuring all students have access to stigma-free food.
June 4, 2021
Gov. Newsom, legislative leaders agree to add $1.1 billion to the Local Control Funding Formula but not on who gets priority for the money.
June 2, 2021
Budget committees' joint plan prioritizes school districts' financial health over more one-time funding. Next step: Talks with Newsom
February 9, 2021
Districts have carried over unspent money intended for high-needs students to use however they want. The governor says the practice must end.
January 13, 2021
Gov. Newsom should sit down with union leaders to negotiate a safe statewide reopening of all public schools for in-person instruction.