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From State to Student: How State Disinvestment Has Shifted Higher Education Costs to Students and Families

This CBP report looks at the decline in state support for the California State University and the University of California over the past generation.

California’s New School Funding Formula, One Year Later

On KQED’s Forum program, CBP Senior Policy Analyst Jonathan Kaplan joined an expert panel to discuss progress made on the Local Control Funding Formula and what questions and challenges lie ahead.

Rising to the Challenge: Why Greater Investment in
K-12 Education Matters for California’s Students

A CBP School Finance Facts compares California student demographics, education spending, and school staffing to that in the rest of the US.

Moving Forward: Addressing Inequities in School Finance Through the Governor's Local Control Funding Formula

This CBP report examines the Governor's proposal to restructure California's education finance system.

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Parents Need to See How Money is Being Spent

Sacramento Bee, June 3, 2014


Education Data Partnership

National Center for Education Statistics