Crunch Time Ahead on Calif. School Finance Overhaul
Source: Education Week
A high-powered effort by California Gov. Jerry Brown to remake the state’s school finance system is entering a crucial stage, as lawmakers consider his plan to favor schools with large proportions of disadvantaged and high-needs students in a new funding formula.
The Democrat last month released the second version this year of his K-12 funding proposal. It would simultaneously direct more money to needy and at-risk student groups while aiming to give districts more control over how to best serve those groups.
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