LCFF Weekly News Roundup for March 10, 2014

State Board of Education releases new guidance on LCAP WestEd, March 11, 2014

The State Board of Education has released a new guidance on what school districts, charter schools, and county offices of education should include in their Local Control Accountability Plans (LCAP).

Advocates see parent engagement key to LCFF SIA Cabinet Report, March 11, 2014

Under LCFF, districts must do much more than provide families and parents information or notify them of meetings; they must engage in real and meaningful conversations with community around priorities, goals, and accountability.

All segments of community involved in Merced school district's accountability plan Merced Sun-Star, March 10, 2014

Merced Union High School District is holding meetings with community stakeholders including youth, parents, and community organizations as it prepares its Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP).

Santa Ana parents take charge on school spending Voice of OC, March 10, 2014

Santa Ana Unified School District is hosting a series of parent and community input sessions to gather feedback on its goals for extra spending under LCFF funds. The sessions began last week and continue through mid-April. The full schedule is available here.

Department of Education sends letter around English Learners  California Department of Education, March 7, 2014

The California Department of Education (CDE) recently sent a letter to school district, charter school, and county office of education leaders. In it, the CDE clarifies the goals and requirements for English Learners as part of LCFF.

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