LCFF Weekly News Roundup for February 24, 2014

California: A K-12 Education Outlier Education Week, February 25, 2014

California is focusing on improving public education with a bold two-fold strategy: rebuilding the capacity and local decision-making power of its about 1,000 school districts with LCFF and implementing the new Common Core standards over this school year and next.

CA Fwd working with California School Boards Association on LCFF California Forward, February 25, 2014

The nonprofit, nonpartisan group will work with the California School Boards Association to provide workshops and resources that will aid school boards and districts across the state in implementing LCFF.

New funding law puts focus on translation for non-English speakers EdSource, February 25, 2014

Engaging and involving parents in LCFF implementation, as is required by law, means districts must try new approaches and make investments to connect with non-English speaking parents.

Emergency LCFF regulations and LCAP template approved WestEd, February 20, 2014

The State Board of Education recently approved emergency expenditure regulations and the LCAP template, which all school districts must use in developing their plans. The documents are available in English and Spanish and can be viewed and downloaded at WestEd's website.  

LCFF, LCAP, and LAUSD: What does it all mean? MomsLA, February 18, 2014

Parental involvement in the implementation of LCFF is often made difficult by the complex and technical nature of the law.

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