California’s K-12 Spending Challenge: Just the Facts, Ma’am

Carl Brodt
Certified Management Accountant and Treasurer, California Parents for Educational Choice

California’s K-12 per student spending fell 16% in real terms from the pre-recession peak in FY 2007-08 to FY 2011-12—a drop which rippled down into cutbacks affecting classroom staffing and student services.   This trend toward significantly lower K-12 per student spending will not continue into this fiscal year even if voters reject Proposition 30′s and […]

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