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Local Control Funding Formula

photo - Row of Elementary Students Working on an Assignment How Are School Districts Spending Their LCFF Dollars? 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. Read More
photo - Elementary Students at Desks Taking Test Video: School Resources and the Local Control Funding Formula 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. Read More
photo - Elementary School Student Giving a Presentation K–12 Education and the New State Budget Spending on K-12 education in California reaches a new high, though some key long-term funding issues remain. Read More
Happy teacher with a group of kids in a preschool. Budget Takes Baby Steps Toward Special Education Reform The new California state budget provides substantial new funding for special education while also making changes to the underlying funding model. Read More
Third Graders Will the Governor’s Budget Reduce the Heat on School Districts? 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? Read More
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