They're hoping the governor's May budget revision brings an increase in school revenue.
They fear districts wouldn't spend sufficiently on services for their children with disabilities.
Torlakson filed a brief in support of the Santa Clara County lawsuit against Trump's anti-sanctuary order.
Trump called for $1.4 billion in new funding for a school choice program that includes $168 million for expanding charter schools.
By one often-cited study, it's 46th in the nation, by another, 22nd; methodology matters.
Added contributions will come on top of already rising expenses.
Districts are worried the governor will slow down distribution of Proposition 51's matching funds.
California has a history of opposition to vouchers that can be used for private school tuition.
Backers of extending the tax on wealthy residents also have yet to seal the deal.
Plaintiffs weigh their options, including another lawsuit to define how much funding is adequate.
Everything you need to know about the Local Control Funding Formula in an easy-to-read format.
A ruling in the case is expected within the next 90 days.
A judge initially dismissed the grounds for the two companion cases in 2011.
Revenue will tail off and expenses will rise as temporary tax expires.
The governor has pushed for a more fiscally conservative budget.