A blog for the informed discussion of California's education policy challenges.

Mar 31st, 2011
Jennifer Imazeki | 02:52 PM | Finance

The recent release of the Interim Status Report on the financial health of districts can’t be surprising to anyone. 13 districts received a negative certification, meaning the...

Mar 1st, 2011
William Perez | 10:58 AM | Finance

Concerns about budget cuts seem to be triggering unconventional measures to access or secure education funds. For example, on 2/17 the Orange County Register reported  that in the Anaheim school district, students with more than  four unexcused absences have to carry a handheld GPS device that receives an automated...

Jan 16th, 2011
Mona Vakilifathi | 01:14 AM | Finance

The initial California state budget proposal   was released last Monday. The proposal, as...