This post is the second in a series on K-12 private school vouchers and how federal support for them could affect California. In light of emerging federal proposals around private school vouchers, we recently blogged about several problems raised by traditional K-12 school voucher programs that use public funds to support private schools. One of […]
President Trump’s support for private school vouchers has prompted a growing interest in what K-12 school vouchers are, how they work, and the issues they raise. Traditional school vouchers are directly funded by states to help parents pay tuition costs for their children to attend private school, which may include religious private schools. At first […]
Later this week Governor Brown is set to release the May Revision to his proposed budget for 2017-18, the state fiscal year that begins on July 1. In the days after the revised budget comes out, the California Budget & Policy Center will issue our “first look” analysis. Also, next Friday morning, May 19, we’ll […]
The underlying data for this post are available for download. Download the Supporting Effective Instruction (SEI) grants funding by congressional district or by K-12 school district. Special thanks to Budget Center Senior Policy Analyst Sara Kimberlin for her assistance in preparing these data sets. As we blogged about recently, President Trump’s budget blueprint for federal “discretionary” spending […]
This Fact Sheet shows that despite California’s significant increase in K-12 spending per student since 2012-13, it still trails the nation as a whole.