Deferrals, Deficits. And other Demagoguery of California School Finance. ‘12-13 late (“deferred”) payments to school districts from the State: $7.4 billion or About $1,240 per ADA. Deferrals. $ 225 million will arrive after the end of the budget year on June 30 th . Alameda Effect.
And other Demagogueryof California School Finance
‘12-13 late (“deferred”) payments to school districts from the State:
The combined total expenditures of Albany, Alameda, Berkeley, Emery, and Piedmont were about $277 million!Perspective
Boss to Employee:Oh, and I don’t have enough cash to pay you for all twelve months, but I’m good for it. So, I’ll only be paying you through February. You’ll get the rest of it in July or August, okay?Boss to Employee
And did I mention that I don’t expect to get some of my big contracts until late in the year – so I’m going to have to give you December, January and February’s checks in June. But hey, at least it’s still this year, right?Boss to Employee
Eliminate those 40+ categorical programs and let local governing boards set priorities.Local Control Funding Formula
Add 11.23% to the K-3 grade span for the purposes of Class Size Reduction