Jefferson Exchange | October 29, 2013
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Tue October 29, 2013

Shuffling The Dollars Between California School Districts

Samantha Tran of Children Now explains California's new school funding system.

The dollars and the methods for distributing them are changing for California school districts. 

Credit Eric E. Johnson/Flickr

A voter-passed tax increase in 2012 made more money available for schools, and Governor Jerry Brown pushed for changes in the funding formula. 

So while all districts get more money, districts with poorer students get more as a percentage.   You'll hear from the organization Children Now how the system will work, and who will benefit the most.    
 

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