funding http://kvpr.org en On the Way to November Ballot, Fresno Chaffee Zoo Hits Funding Hurdle http://kvpr.org/post/way-november-ballot-fresno-chaffee-zoo-hits-funding-hurdle <div><p></p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 19:20:21 +0000 Kerry Klein 33773 at http://kvpr.org On the Way to November Ballot, Fresno Chaffee Zoo Hits Funding Hurdle State Board of Education Will Decide How Billions Can Be Spent http://kvpr.org/post/state-board-education-will-decide-how-billions-can-be-spent <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The California State Board of Education will decide tomorrow how school districts can spend billions of dollars in state funding next year. From Sacramento, Katie Orr has details on what's at stake in the meeting.</span></p><p>The board will consider rules that dictate how school districts can spend money targeted toward low-income and non-English speaking students.</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 02:01:12 +0000 Katie Orr 27215 at http://kvpr.org State Board of Education Will Decide How Billions Can Be Spent New School Funding Formula Mandates Parental Involvement http://kvpr.org/post/new-school-funding-formula-mandates-parental-involvement <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">California’s new education funding formula sends more dollars to disadvantaged students – with new strings attached. &nbsp;School districts will have to show how they’ll spend the money to improve student achievement – and how they’ll measure success.&nbsp; And as </span>KPCC’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Julie Small reports, they’ll have to hear from one important group before they adopt their plans.</span></p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 01:54:35 +0000 Julie Small - KPCC 19161 at http://kvpr.org New School Funding Formula Mandates Parental Involvement School Districts Have Varying Views on School Funding Formula http://kvpr.org/post/school-districts-have-varying-views-school-funding-formula <p>School districts in California will receive varying amounts of money under the state’s new school funding plan. And attitudes about the plan vary as well. Katie Orr reports from Sacramento.</p><p>Under the new formula, districts will receive a base level of funding for every student. They’ll get additional money for every low-income and non-English speaking student they have.</p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 00:50:06 +0000 Katie Orr 16679 at http://kvpr.org School Districts Have Varying Views on School Funding Formula Brown's 'Principle of Subsidiarity' Draws Support - with an Asterisk http://kvpr.org/post/browns-principle-subsidiarity-draws-support-asterisk <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There’s a paradox in many of the reactions to Governor Jerry Brown’s proposal to give California schools more flexibility on how they spend their state tax dollars. &nbsp;There’s general support around the Capitol for breaking down the funding walls surrounding several dozen programs.&nbsp; But as Ben Adler reports from Sacramento, everyone seems to have a favorite program they want to protect.</span></p> Wed, 01 May 2013 23:14:20 +0000 Ben Adler 14484 at http://kvpr.org Brown's 'Principle of Subsidiarity' Draws Support - with an Asterisk