December 2, 2013 – The Executive Director of EdTrust-West argues that in order for the Local Control Funding Formula to make meaningful, lasting change for Calif. students, its regulations need to encourage public buy-in and an explicit focus on equity (EdSource). »
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December 2, 2013 – The Legislative Analysts Office believe that overall revenues may increase by as much as 14% next year, which could potentially translate into more funding for local districts (EdSource). »
December 2, 2013 – The leaders of the Calif. Senate and Assembly, as well as their respective education committees, sent a letter asking the State Board of Education to draft regulations that ensure funding focuses on low-income, ELL and foster youths (EdSource). »