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Funding Formulas for California Schools III: An Analysis of Governor Brown’s Weighted Pupil Funding Formula

Summary

In January 2012, Governor Brown proposed a new system for allocating funds among school districts. Using the PPIC School Finance Model, this paper compares this proposal with the status quo. This comparison highlights the governor’s priorities—in particular, providing substantially greater resources to districts with high percentages of disadvantaged students. View latest update in response to the May budget revision. This research was supported with funding from The Silver Giving Foundation and the Stuart Foundation.
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