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January 20, 2016 | School Funding & Accountability Forum | 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. | MCOE-Community Room

Following the release of the Governor's January budget, Joel Montero, CEO Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team (FCMAT) and Brooks Allen (former Deputy Policy Director and Assistant Legal Counsel, CDE), will share their unique and valuable insight.  This is a great opportunity to hear from the state's fiscal and policy leaders about the future of school funding and accountability.

​LCAP Professional Development Series 2015-16​

Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE)

"Two Years of California's Local Control Funding Formula:  Time to Reaffirm the Grand Vision" 

In summary, the report states that the LCFF represents an ambitious effort in the nation’s largest state to fundamentally change the way education decision are made, engage local stakeholders in these important decisions, and target additional resources to traditionally underserved students. The report has drawn the attention of policy makers in Sacramento and the authors are hopeful that the lessons learned will help shape state policy while stressing that now is the time for mid‐course corrections in order to ensure the state is able to realize the “Grand Vision” that the LCFF is intended to be.