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Fact Sheet

Financing California’s Public Schools

By Julien Lafortune, Joseph Herrera

California now spends slightly more per student than other states—but ranks below average when accounting for labor costs. Although funding levels reached ...


Understanding the Effects of School Funding

By Julien Lafortune

Funding for California's K–12 public schools has reached record highs, but gaps in student outcomes remain. Understanding the benefits of additional funds, ...


Setting the Stage for Universal Preschool

By Laura Hill, Emmanuel Prunty

May 11, 2022 ... Supported with funding from the Sobrato Family Foundation ... In the 2019–20 school year, only 37 percent of California four-year-olds were ...

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

After the creation of the School Facility Program, per pupil funding increased sharply, to more than $1,400 in 2005. But California's facility spending ...


Targeted K–12 Funding and Student Outcomes

By Julien Lafortune

A better-than-expected state budget, however, has provided record-high levels of school funding for California students. Together with robust federal ...