John Fensterwald of the Press-Telegram reports on the lack of progress towards education equity in California. Even though the state passed a landmark education funding bill four years ago the equity gap between students has still not narrowed. The article discusses the lack of transparency in the way schools are spending new funds, and whether these dollars are actually reaching high-need students. The story mentions Public Advocates’ work to hold school districts accountable for their budgeting decisions.
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