Local Control Funding Formula
How Are School Districts Spending Their LCFF Dollars? Julien Lafortune September 11 2019 Six years after California revamped K-12 school funding, a PPIC study looks at how effectively dollars are being targeted to the highest-need students.
Video: School Resources and the Local Control Funding Formula Mary Severance August 14 2019 At an event in Sacramento, researcher Julien Lafortune and an expert panel discuss a new PPIC report on the impact of the K-12 school funding formula California put in place six years ago.
K–12 Education and the New State Budget Radhika Mehlotra July 15 2019 Spending on K-12 education in California reaches a new high, though some key long-term funding issues remain.
Budget Takes Baby Steps Toward Special Education Reform Paul Warren July 11 2019 The new California state budget provides substantial new funding for special education while also making changes to the underlying funding model.
Will the Governor’s Budget Reduce the Heat on School Districts? Patrick Murphy, Julien Lafortune, Radhika Mehlotra January 28 2019 Governor Newsom's proposed budget calls for a one-time $3 billion payment to the main teacher retirement system, but is it enough to relieve financial pressure on California's schools?