Legislative Analyst’s Report Urges Redesign of California’s Child Care System

The California Legislative Analyst’s Office has released a new report titled, “Restructuring California’s Child Care and Development System.” The report describes the many flaws and inconsistencies in the current system and urges the Legislature to redesign the system to better serve California’s needs and goals.

Their roadmap to a … Continue reading

LAO’s office Reports on Child Care and Preschool Funding in Governor’s Budget

The Legislative Analyst’s Office has released its evaluation of the Governor’s budget for state funded preschool and child care. Essentially, the LAO argues that it believes the administration is a little off in its estimates, resulting in the Governor underestimating costs. The LAO points to updated figures which will … Continue reading

Policy Institute Analysis: Center on Budgets & Priorities

Shandy Galbraith Forrest Hale Shawnte Anderhalt Eliza Luna Dennis N .Lopez Policy Institute Analysis: Center on Budgets & Priorities Location : Center on Budget and Policy Priorities 820 First Street, NE, Suite 510 Washington, DC 20002 Source of Funding: Some supporters of the foundation are the following:  Annie E. Casey Foundation ,in which the foundations’s […] Continue reading

LAO releases analysis of Governor’s Prop 98 plan

The Legislative Analyst’s Office just released their analysis of the Governor’s budget proposal as it relates to Prop 98 and school funding. Here’s their quick summary of the report, “This report analyzes the Governor’s 2014-15 Proposition 98 budget proposals. The Governor’s 2014-15 budget includes $11.8 billion in Proposition 98 … Continue reading

Local Control Funding Formula Explained

Are you confused about the new way that K-12 funding is allocated in California? It is a significant change from previous policy. EdSource has created an amazing and comprehensive resource to explain the funding. You can see a timeline of educational funding in California, see how your district’s funding … Continue reading