EdSource Reports Explaining California School’s Financial Situation

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EdSource Reports Explain Schools’ Financial Situation

In an attempt to raise public awareness of the severe budget cuts California schools have experienced over the last three years and prevent further declines in school funding, Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today declared a "state of financial emergency in California schools."

EdSource has published three separate reports that explain much of the factual basis behind this declaration, with the most recent being released today.


All are free to download!

School Finance Highlights publication imageSchool Finance Highlights 2010-11 *New*

Discusses the budgetary decisions made in 2010-11 that will affect K-12 education this year and going forward. Provides important context for understanding Gov. Brown’s 2011-12 budget proposal and its potential impact on K-12 education.

Dollar being stretchedChallenging Times ~ December 2010 

Examines the financial circumstances of California’s school districts and their actions to cope with the demand to "do more with less." 

How California Ranks cover imageHow California Ranks ~ September 2010

Compares California’s education expenditures and other key indicators with those of other states.

Forum Brochure coverGet updates on the budget at the EdSource Forum


California‘s independent Legislative Analyst Mac Taylor will present the most current information on the state budget, including a timely analysis of the governor’s budget proposal and Sacramento budget decisions and actions. 

The Future for Public Education in California 

March 18, 2011  8:30 am – 3 p.m.
Hyatt Regency, Irvine


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