public schools

GOVERNOR'S MULTIBILLION DOLLAR BOOST TO EDUCATION BUDGET THINKS BIG

By Suzanne Potter, Public News Service (CA)
 
 
Photo:  part of a proposed bump in education funding would cover free pre-K education for all 4-year-olds in California. (Briana Jackson/iStockphoto)
 
May 17, 2021 (Sacramento) --  Education advocates are cheering Gov. Gavin Newsom's May budget revise, which pours almost $122 billion into public schools, the highest level of funding in California's history.

REPORT: CHARTER SCHOOLS TAKE $65.9 MILLION IN FUNDING ANNUALLY FROM STUDENTS IN SAN DIEGO PUBLIC SCHOOLS

 

 

$142.6 million net loss in three Calif. districts, while student needs go unmet

East County News Service

May 9, 2018 (San Diego) -- In a first-of-its-kind analysis, researchers found that public school students are bearing the cost of charter schools’ rapid expansion in San Diego and other school districts throughout the state. 

The analysis, Breaking Point: The Cost of Charter Schools for Public School Districts, conducted by think tank In the Public Interest with Dr. Gordon Lafer, examines the cumulative effect of charter schools on California school districts, which rank 42nd nationwide in per pupil spending. 

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