While California’s Local Control Funding Formula shifted control over budgeting and decision making from the state to local districts, the state and federal government still retain authority over setting broad education and school finance policies. In this section, find articles about pressing challenges to California’s education system, the state’s education reforms, how school districts are implementing them, and their impact.
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Prop. 13 on the March 2020 ballot will create confusion among some voters. And confusion is likely to add to the “no” vote total.
On March 3 four California school districts will ask California voters to tax themselves to pay for teacher housing through a general obligation bond.
State can use some of the budget surplus, instead of high-interest bond financing, to fund school repairs, state senator says.
Health and safety projects will have the highest priority for funding under proposed California bond, Proposition 13, says California State PTA.
Teachers to receive layoff notices next week, but district hopes to rescind many by negotiating other cost-cutting solutions with unions.
Proponents and opponents of the $15 billion state bond measure for K-12 and higher education facilities funding, share their views.
A majority of school board seats in Los Angeles are on the ballot next week in a crucial election for the state’s largest school district.
The summary lays out the key education positions of eight Democratic candidates on the primary ballot.
More than 300,000 additional community college students would be eligible for Cal Grants covering non-tuition costs under a new proposal.
Test scores are only one measure of a student, but they can be used to dispel stereotypes and promote higher achievement, superintendent says.
Alameda County, Sacramento and Emeryville all have measures on the ballot that would either generate or set aside funds for child care.
Statewide bond measure would provide for desperately needed renovation of old school buildings, supporters say.
The $15 billion bond measure is unnecessary and unwise, opponents say.
The governor proposes $1.5 billion over 5 years on incentives for new teachers and grants managed by a small agency to fix highest poverty schools.