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Jefferson Exchange | October 29, 2013
12:53 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Shuffling The Dollars Between California School Districts

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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. 

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

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Redesigned System In Use
6:40 am
Fri October 11, 2013

Oregon Schools Get Report Cards

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Oregon has released its redesigned report cards for the state's public schools and districts.

The new cards track more information than in the past about student performance, school curricula, and college readiness.

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