Source: EdSource By: John Affeldt Date: November 23, 2015 Related Staff: John T. Affeldt Managing…
Tom Chorneau of the Cabinet Report, a leading education publication, discusses the legal challenges that school districts in California could be facing as they develop and execute spending plans for billions of dollars in funds targeting special needs students. The funds are part of a rehaul of the state’s education finance system that must be spent on new improved services meant primarily for foster youth, English language learners and low-income students.
Public Advocates’ John Affeldt is quoted extensively in the article explaining how the districts should be spending the funds in order to follow the letter and spirit of the law.
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