Achieving equity and excellence requires sufficient resources that are distributed based on student need, not zip code, and that are efficiently used. Bold actions by the states and the federal government are overdue to redesign and reform the funding of public schools.
Issue Advisory Partners
Ralph Martire, Center for Tax and Budget Accountability
Catherine Brown, Center for American Progress
David Sciarra, Education Law Center
Tom Saenz, Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund
Michael Rebell, Campaign for Educational Equity
Doris Williams, Rural School and Community Trust
Karen Hawley Miles, Education Resource Strategies
Cindy Brown, Center for American Progress
More Resources & Tools on School Finance
LCFF: How Can Local Control Keep the Promise of Educational Equity in CA?
In October 2016, Partners for Each and Every Child (Partners for) and Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE) co-hosted an event intended to:
Build understanding and engage in conversations around the current impact of learn more >
LOCAL CONTROL FUNDING FORMULA IN CALIFORNIA: How to Monitor Progress and Learn from A Grand Experiment
Produced as pre-reading material for 2014’s LCFF conference at UC Berkeley, this report suggests core empirical questions that stem from key moving parts of the LCFF reform, digs deep into how eight districts frame the reform and the program models on which they will rely learn more >