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With Public Advocates’ support, parents and students won key victories in the past month aimed at keeping the promise of the landmark school funding reform, the Local Control Funding Formula.
Roxanne Alejandre joined Public Advocates a few months ago as a volunteer attorney on the Education Team. As you will read, when Roxanne isn't volunteering her time to advance education equity she spends time with her family.
California school districts are not providing the level of transparency and accountability promised in exchange for increased spending flexibility under the state’s landmark 2013 education finance reform law known as the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), according to two reports recently issues by Public Advocates.
When Governor Jerry Brown released his revised budget proposal on May 13, he argued that California must build its reserves for a future economic winter. But when it comes to climate change, failing to spend urgently and intelligently may make our meteorological winters ever dryer and hotter.
Tia Nguyen recently joined Public Advocates as Administrative Assistant in our Sacramento office. A recent Graduate of the University of California, Davis — Tia is passionate about social justice issues, and in her free time, she enjoys exploring new places and honing in on her cooking and yoga skills. Welcome to Public Advocates Tia!