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Fact Sheet

Financing California’s Public Schools

By Julien Lafortune, Joseph Herrera

California's school funding formula allocates additional funding to higher-need students. The Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), passed in 2013–14 and fully ...


The Impact of COVID-19 on Science Education

By Niu Gao, Kathy DiRanna, Maria T. Chang Fay

According to the California Department of Education, the LCAP for the 2022–23 LCAP year must be organized as follows: LCFF budget overview for parents; ...


Understanding the Effects of School Funding

By Julien Lafortune

California's LCFF reform brings more recent and relevant evidence to California school spending debates. The switch to a weighted student funding formula led to ...


Setting the Stage for Universal Preschool

By Laura Hill, Emmanuel Prunty

May 11, 2022 ... Despite not being eligible for LCFF funding, basic-aid districts do serve many Dual Language Learners and students from low-income families—some ...

Statewide Survey

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education

By Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Rachel Lawler, Deja Thomas

Apr 13, 2022 ... Despite limited knowledge of the LCFF, overwhelming shares of Californians and public school parents support the policy after reading a brief ...


Equitable State Funding for School Facilities

By Julien Lafortune, Niu Gao

Mar 28, 2022 ... The Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) funds most operational spending, and it is keyed to the shares of low-income students, ...