April 16, 2014
Ed Source: Districts face challenge of prioritizing public input on school spending

April 3, 2014
Ed Source: Ed-Data updates information on districts’ finances

April 2, 2014
Cabinet Report: Bills add more teeth to LCFF requirements
Sac Bee: Website allows tracking of Prop. 30 money to schools

March 26, 2014
Sac Bee: Legislators push for more restrictions on new school funding

March 21, 2014
E.G. Citizen: EGUSD seeks parent input on local control funding
Ed Source: Legislators to state board: Consider changes to school funding rules

March 19, 2014
Sac Bee: Sacramento area school budgets on firmer ground as California finances improve

March 11, 2014
Cabinet Report: Advocates see parent engagement key to LCFF

March 7, 2014
Sac Bee: New teachers scarce after state funding cuts
Sac Bee: California school spending goal would cost $36 billion more

January 27, 2014
Cabinet Report: Prop. 39 revenues disappoint after loophole closed

January 23, 2014
Ed Source: Gov. Brown reemphasizes local control of state’s public schools

January 21, 2014
E.G. Citizen: On the uphill climb

January 17, 2014
Sac Bee: California Board of Education approves new school funding rules
Sac Bee: California directs education money to neediest
News 3: California directs education money to neediest

January 14, 2014
Sac Bee: Editorial: Don’t squander promise of new school funding
Ed Source: LAO commends Brown’s budget, predicts even more money for schools
Ed Source: Latest – but outdated – Ed Week survey ranks California 50th in per pupil spending

January 12, 2014
News 13: Calif. Poised To Implement School Funding Reform

January 10, 2014
Sac Bee: Torlakson: Proposition 30 tax increases should be extended
L.A. Times: State budget plan includes $10 billion more for schools
Cabinet Report: Brown’s new mission: remake Prop. 98

January 9, 2014
Sac Bee: Jerry Brown’s budget plan proposes cautious spending, paying down debt
Cabinet Report: CTA, school groups back Brown’s latest funding regs

January 6, 2014
Ed Source: No more excuses: As California rebounds, invest in kids
Ed Source: Draft regs detail how much districts must spend on high-needs students

January 5, 2014
Sac Bee: Dan Walters: Fierce battle over school money masks bigger issue

December 30, 2013
E.G. Citizen: Enrollment increase funding helps ease school’s finances
Sac Bee: Californians to watch in 2014: Board of Education President Michael Kirst tries to shepherd complex school-funding overhaul to reality

December 18, 2013
Cabinet Report: CA’s schools chief favors ‘strong accountability’ on new school funding

December 16, 2013
Cabinet Report: Measure would ban school payment deferrals

December 13, 2013
Ed Source: Draft of local accountability plan – key piece of funding formula – open for comment

December 12, 2013
Cabinet Report: Brown considers new restrictions on LCFF money
Ed Source: Think locally to ensure children get a fair share of funding

December 8, 2013
Sac Bee: Brown’s overhaul of California school finances sparks infighting over details

December 4, 2013
E.G. Citizen: Ladd leads EGUSD board workshop

December 3, 2013
Ed Source: School reforms revive decades-old debate on impact of money on education outcomes

November 25, 2013
Ed Source: Top legislators join critics of proposed regs for new funding formula

November 22, 2013
Sac Bee: Jerry Brown urges caution on California budget outlook

November 21, 2013
CC Times: State releases more than $106 million to schools under Proposition 39
Ed Source: LAO projects huge Prop. 98 increase for K-12
Cabinet Report: Billions in unanticipated funding for CA schools

November 20, 2013
Wash. Post: Surprising new research on school funding

November 8, 2013
Ed Source: After 5 hours of testimony, State Board sends funding law regs back for revisions
Cabinet Report: CA’s SBE struggles with LCFF implementation

November 7, 2013
Sac Bee: Editorial: Redo draft rules for spending new education dollars

November 2, 2013
Mercury News: Prop. 30: A year later, California schools seeing benefits of tax measure

October 28, 2013
SI&A: Brown administration sides with schools over flexibility of LCFF money

October 24, 2013
SI&A: Civil rights groups, schools face off over LCFF flexibility question

October 23, 2013
E.G. Citizen: Were EGUSD budget reserves too high?

October 19, 2013
Mercury News: School districts get influx of new funding
Mercury News: Districts must create Local Control Accountability Plans focused on eight priorities
Mercury News: Local Control Funding Formula Timeline

October 13, 2013
Sac Bee: Education, local control and what our communities need to do

October 4, 2013
SI&A: CDE urges cautious administrators to spend LCFF money

October 3, 2013
Sac Bee: Brown signs bill to restrict costly school borrowing deals

October 2, 2013
L.A. Times: L.A. Unified can’t afford $1-billion budget wish list, official says
L.A. Times: Torlakson wants to tie student attendance, school funding

October 1, 2013
Ed Source: What would Federal shutdown mean for California education?

September 27, 2013
SI&A: Brown vetoes bill to add more accountability on new school funding

September 23, 2013
Reuters: Pensions, rising costs to pressure California school budgets

September 18, 2013
Sac Bee: California school aid change already enmeshed in controversy

September 17, 2013
Sac Bee: School taxes concentrated in wealthier areas
CC Times: Study: Lowering school parcel tax threshold to 55% would not encourage more districts to seek them
SI&A: PPIC finds lower vote threshold unlikely to expand use of parcel taxes

September 12, 2013
SI&A: Bill already tinkers with school funding formula

September 6, 2013
E.G. Citizen: Bright picture reported for EGUSD budget

September 5, 2013
SI&A: SBE guidance on LCFF accountability: Read the law

September 3, 2013
SI&A: State Ed Board considers key questions surrounding LCFF regs

August 26, 2013
KQED: Prop. 30 Helps Deliver $2.6 Million To State Schools — But Academic Results Are Expected

August 22, 2013
Ed Source: Schools rising from budget depths, EdSource report finds

August 21, 2013
Sac Bee: Dan Walters: Big school money row surfaces again in California

August 20, 2013
Sac Bee: Meetings will go over Elk Grove school district’s budget

August 15, 2013
E.G. Citizen: Even with school financing recovering, budget experts say be “conservative”

August 14, 2013
E.G. Citizen: Community meetings on school budget are not new

August 12, 2013
SI&A: With first new money in years, school labor negotiations grow complicated

August 8, 2013
E.G. Citizen: School board holds workshop on budget, district issues
SI&A: CDE-SBE try to calm anxieties with guidelines on LCFF spending

August 2, 2013
Sac Bee: Sacramento school trustees close $2.3 million budget gap

July 30, 2013
Ed Source: Local Control Funding Formula: Is there a new rulebook?
SI&A: LCFF money includes requirements, sanctions limiting K-3 class size

July 29, 2013
LAO: An Overview of the Local Control Funding Formula

July 27, 2013
Daily News: California national rank on per-pupil spending abysmal, but tide is poised to change

July 18, 2013
Ed Source: A new K-12 funding system demands new thinking in building local budgets

July 2, 2013
SI&A: Two years after initial proposal, Brown signs historic school funding bill