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ERIC Number: EJ1070367
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Mar-2
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1068 2341
California's First Year with Local Control Finance and Accountability
Menefee-Libey, David J.; Kerchner, Charles Taylor
Education Policy Analysis Archives, v23 n22 Mar 2015
In 2013, Governor Jerry Brown and the California legislature radically restructured the state's school funding system and accountability systems with a weighted student formula and a mandated local planning process in each district. The new law substitutes local politics and grassroots agency for state-driven mandates and compliance reviews. While the Local Control Funding Formula has had immediate impact, early evaluations suggest that districts like the new system and are earnest in their implementation efforts, but it will take years to assess the effect of the multi-indicator Local Control Accountability Plans. Simultaneously, the state is implementing the Common Core State Standards and the associated Smarter Balanced
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California
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