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California School Funding

Does This State Fail When It Comes To Educating Hispanic Students?

AP | MARTHA MENDOZA | Posted 01.25.2014 | Latino Voices

PAJARO, Calif. (AP) — As Hispanics surpass white Californians in population next year, the state becomes a potential model for the rest of the count...

Major Funding Changes Are Coming To California Schools

Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

After several decades without any major changes, the way California funds its schools is being completely revamped. On Monday, Gov. Jerry Brown sig...

Aaron Sankin

California's Prop 30 Funds May Not Actually Go To Schools

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.03.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- When a majority of California voters approved Proposition 30 last year, they did so under the assumption that the $6.8 billion per ye...

California's School System Braces For Major Overhaul

The Contra Costa Times | Theresa Harrington and Steve Harmon | Posted 03.05.2013 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO -- In what promises to be one of his most significant policy moves this year, Gov. Jerry Brown will pursue a sweeping overhaul of the way C...

California Governor Pushes School Funding Overhaul

The Sacramento Bee | Kevin Yamamura | Posted 02.25.2013 | Education

After California schools eliminated art programs and increased class sizes to survive budget cuts, they are finally on the verge of getting more money...

State's Bid For Federal Education Grant Rejected By Department Of Education

| John Fensterwald and Kathy Baron | Posted 01.26.2012 | Education

This story comes to us courtesy of Silicon Valley Education Foundation's Thoughts On Public Education blog, TopEd.org. In another cockfight between...

California Has One Of Nation's Widest Gaps In Hispanic-White Reading Proficiency

| Sarah Garland | Posted 12.26.2011 | Education

This article comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. This is the second of a three-part series. Read the first piece, English-Learning Students ...

Spending Among CA School Districts Wildly Uneven

2011-03-16-Screenshot20110316at9.39.25AM.jpeg | Louis Freedberg and Stephen K. Doig | Posted 08.03.2011 | Los Angeles

State lawmakers have struggled for decades to bring equality to how school districts are funded, yet some districts receive thousands more per student...