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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

Staff shortages, teacher burnout, lack of dedicated funding, and an emphasis on English language arts (ELA) and math are barriers to prioritizing science ...


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 ... Since basic-aid districts do not receive funding through the LCFF, the California Department of Education has little leverage to ensure they ...

Statewide Survey

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education

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

Apr 13, 2022 ... The Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) allows local school districts increased spending flexibility and provides additional funding to ...


Equitable State Funding for School Facilities

By Julien Lafortune, Niu Gao

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