Will Governor Brown’s Local Control Funding Formula improve the ability of districts to meet student needs compared to the former system?
Brief Background and Aims of the Research
The current education system in California lacks transparency and is extremely complicated. All the participants, be it policymakers or parents, struggle to comprehend the current system, which offers different pupil per rate across various districts. There were many allegations that affluent schools ended up getting more per pupil rate than the other schools. To negate this inequity in the distribution of federal funds, Governor Brown in the year 2013-14 introduced the Local Control