Investing in our public schools

Wells, Bob; Gordon, Kevin; Hamilton, Dick
May 2007
Leadership;May/Jun2007, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p8
The article discusses issues on school mandate funding in California. It cites the lack of ongoing funding for mandate reimbursement in the budget proposal for 2007 to 2008. Chronic delays by the state in paying school agencies for mandates is also cited to have caused a corresponding delay in the start of audits. Despite such issues, some optimism is still seen that the administration and Legislature may support meaningful mandate reform.


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