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On Friday, June 14, the state legislature passed the Local Control Funding Formula, a groundbreaking reformation of the state's public education budget. Managing Attorney John Affeldt writes about Public Advocates' role in this historic passage, as well as the work that still needs to be done.
Last Thursday, Public Advocates testified before the U.S. Department of Education at a San Francisco regional hearing on the need for regulations supporting transparency and minimum standards in career education programs nationwide.
On Tuesday May 21, more than 200 students and parents traveled to Sacramento to urge policy makers to adopt Governor Brown’s Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) as part of the 2013-14 state budget.