Community Services

Uphold LCFF’s democratic process

Opinion: School funding shift set to empower citizens but greater transparency needed to inform local decision-making. Read more

Categories: Community Services, School Governance, Local Control Funding Formula, Tech-enhanced Government, Accountability, Transparency, Education, LCFF

Groups weigh in on school local control ahead of key education board meeting

Board adopts permanent regulations on local control funding formula plans created across the state. Read more

Categories: Community Services, Restructuring, School Governance, Local Control Funding Formula, Education, LCFF, Restructuring

Study: Smart, targeted strategies key to cutting recidivism

Looking at the latest numbers from PPIC study on California arrests and convictions Read more

Categories: Community Services, Community Corrections, Justice System Change Initiative, Realignment, Restructuring, Crime, Partnership for Community Excellence, Restructuring

Reevaluating role of California jail systems as health care providers

California corrections community are reviewing the benefits of enrolling high-need, hard-to-reach populations. Read more

Categories: Community Services, Community Corrections, Justice System Change Initiative, Realignment

Realignment the topic du jour at PPIC roundtable

All three panelists acknowledged the relative youth of Realignment and the difficulty that poses when it comes to making an honest assessment of it, as well as how critical prevention is for any type of lasting success. Read more

Categories: Community Services, Community Corrections, Realignment

LCFF & Common Core: How Los Angeles Unified is managing both

In this interview, CA Fwd spoke to the Los Angeles Unified School District finance department for its perspective on the ongoing changes. Read more

Categories: Community Services, School Governance, Local Control Funding Formula, Education, LCFF

Families in Schools brings authentic parent engagement to Huntington Park

Last week’s LCFF Community Dialogue in Huntington Park hosted by Families in Schools painted a clear picture of authentic parent engagement and what happens when parents are engaged and valued. Read more

Categories: Community Services, School Governance, Local Control Funding Formula, Education, LCFF

LCFF tour brings clarity to new school funding law

California Forward is teaming with the California School Boards Association in a statewide tour to help school board members effectively implement the Local Control Funding Formula and develop Local Control Accountability Plans (LCAP). Read more

Categories: Community Services, School Governance, Local Control Funding Formula, Education, LCFF

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