July 16, 2014
Cabinet Report: Improving revenues hasn’t rolled back class sizes

June 20, 2014
Ed Source: California 2014-15 Budget Highlights for Education

June 16, 2014
Cabinet Report: Reserve cap blemishes otherwise good news budget

June 13, 2014
Cabinet Report: Budget deal in the works, mostly good news for schools

June 12, 2014
Ed Source: More money for Common Core, early education and funding formula in final budget
Ed Source: State should not be forcing districts to spend down their budget reserves

June 11, 2014
California to add child care, transitional kindergarten slots in budget deal

June 3, 2014
Sac Bee: Viewpoints: Parents need to see how money is being spent

June 1, 2014
Ed Source: Resources help decipher the new education funding formula

May 28, 2014
Ed Source: Some hope California’s new funding formula could ease school segregation

May 22, 2014
Sac Bee: Census Bureau: California 16th lowest in per-pupil spending in 2012

May 20, 2014
E.G. Citizen: Wishful thinking: Gov. Brown would put additional money into state’s school budgets
E.G. Citizen: EGUSD board action on one-time funds May 15, 2014

May 6, 2014
E.G. Citizen: Some freshman sports, reinstatement of library techs gets board approval

May 1, 2014
News 3: Freshman sports reinstated at Elk Grove high schools

April 24, 2014
L.A. Times: Californians support historic changes in school funding, curriculum
Ed Source: Survey finds Californians back both Common Core and new funding formula

April 22, 2014
Sac Bee: Kashkari proposes to shake up California school system

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