Three years after the state Department of Education adopted the Common Core State Standards, school districts are receiving $622 million to begin implementing the standards. CCSS are designed to create a deeper learning and critical thinking experience.
Gov. Jerry Brown’s Local Control Funding Formula has led to heated debate and a strong stance against the change from the William S. Hart Union High School District.
The proposal would allocate money on a per pupil basis with supplemental funding based on the number of students that are not English language proficient, are from low-income families, or are in foster care.