By Ian Hanigan
The IUSD Board of Education on Tuesday adopted a resolution calling for changes to the governor’s plan to overhaul education funding.
Under Governor Jerry Brown’s “Local Control Funding Formula” proposal, supplemental funding would be provided to school districts based on their proportion of English-language learners and students who are eligible for free and reduced-price lunches. However, base funding would be benchmarked at levels from 2007-08, and there are no provisions to restore billions of dollars in recent cuts to separate categorical programs.
While board members agreed that the system for funding education should be improved and applauded the governor’s
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