Report: With cost of living, CA ranks 42nd in per-pupil spending
A new report from the California Budget & Policy Center found that when adjustments are made for cost of living, California ranked 42nd in the nation in per-pupil spending for the 2014-15 school year. The low ranking comes even after a surge in education spending in the state has brought billions more into the K-12...
By Craig Clough | November 20, 2015
CA ed spending jumps per pupil but declines in economic share
California now ranks 29th among all states and the District of Columbia in spending per student, up from 42nd two years ago, according a new report from the California Budget and Policy Center. The jump is attributed in part to Proposition 30’s tax increases, which were approved in November 2012. The new ranking is based...
By LA School Report | April 6, 2015