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Reports | The Campaign for College Opportunity | 2015

The State of Higher Education in California: Black Report

California is home to the nation’s fifth largest Black population, and though Black students today are more likely to graduate from high school and college than they were a decade ago, persistent opportunity gaps exist in college access and success and completion outcomes are still too low.  These troubling findings are a result of funding, policy and institutional weaknesses rather than...

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Tools | LCAP Watch | 2015

What’s the Plan?

Every California school district, county office of education, and charter school must have a 3-year Local Control and Accountability Plan.
 
How does your district plan to spend its state funding and serve all students? Do you have a plan to share?
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The Education Trust-West | 2015

LCAP Annual Update: What's Different? What's the Same?

Local Control Accountability Plans (LCAPs) are adopted every three years. In between these years, school districts must complete annual updates.

The Annual Update section of the LCAP template must include:
  • A listing and description of expenditures on LCAP actions currently being implemented.
  • A listing and description of expenditures targeting high-need students and reclassified...
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The Education Trust-West | 2015

LCFF Case Studies

California’s Landmark Local Control Funding Formula dramatically changed the way the state funds its school districts, directing greater resources to districts serving large numbers of low-income students, English learners, and students in foster care. LCFF also shifted substantially more control over spending decisions to school districts and communities.

In a series of case studies,...

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