Chart: At Least We’re Not in Illinois
The LA Times reported earlier this week that California has slipped another notch in public spending on K-12 education — from 23rd in 2008 to 35th in 2011 — part of a nationwide dip in spending reported by the Census Bureau. At least we’re not in Illinois, where education funding dropped the most (7.4 percent) over the same time period....
By LA School Report | May 22, 2013
Gov’s “Weighted” Funding Formula Will Transform LAUSD – If It Passes
Governor Jerry Brown’s new proposal for distributing education dollars to school districts could be a major win for LAUSD, according to Superintendent John Deasy. “It’s the single greatest education policy shift in the last 35 years in California,” Deasy told LA School Report on Thursday. “It’s really brilliant by the Governor in so many ways.”...
By Hillel Aron | February 22, 2013