School Funding

School Funding

Getting California Back on Track

With the passage of Proposition 55 in 2016, California is finally making a sustained investment in public education. However, years of budget problems have taken a toll on California's education system and our students. California public schools rank last in the nation for the number of teachers per student, as well as in the number of librarians, counselors and critical support staff.

State Budget Updates

Get the most recent CSEA updates on the California state budget and how it will impact classified employees and public education...More

Local Control Funding Formula

California's new Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) gives districts more local control on education spending, while requiring them to increase and improve services for students who are foster children, economically disadvantaged and English language learners. County Offices of Education will be tasked with approving district educational spending plans. CSEA chapters are strongly encouraged to become involved in the development of their district’s spending plan. Learn More