There's enough new money to "fully fund" the Local Control Funding Formula and stave off UC and CSU tuition increases.
A fiscal analysis by an independent agency says the district is in “financial distress.”
Assembly Bill 2808 sets a goal of $35 billion more in base spending for the Local Control Funding Formula; that would put California among the top 10 states in spending but without a deadline or means to reach it.
Travis Allen's desire to cut funding for educating undocumented students is a reprise of the anti-immigrant fervor of the Proposition 187 era.
Funding is available for bus service for displaced students, staff overtime, air filters and other fire-related expenses.
The Legislative Analyst’s Office is recommending that Brown tie funding to the academic outcomes of low-income students.
Lawmakers take the first step: discussing the growing needs and disparities in funding.
Districts strapped with rising expenses could use the money however they want.
Infusion of revenue for K-12 should enable him to finish paying for Local Control Funding Formula ahead of schedule.
EdSource sought the advice of experts, advocates and observers; common themes emerged on improving Gov. Jerry Brown's landmark law.
Many praise the formula's ambitious goals but criticize its burdensome documentation requirements, inadequate funding and the lack of fiscal transparency.
Gov. Brown could fully fund the Local Control Funding Formula ahead of schedule, with $2.5 billion to spare.
The district agrees to provide an additional $150 million to 50 high-needs schools.
Michael Fullan says the state has pursued the 'right drivers' with, so far, a flawed implementation.
By insisting charter schools are public schools, charter advocates are distancing themselves from Trump's proposed cuts to federal funding for public schools.