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Misinformation About California's Special Education Systems and Enrollment Trends Won't Help the Fiscal Crisis - Ahead of the Heard
Many California school districts are in financial trouble. Teacher pensions consume an increasing share of K-12 spending, and inflexible collective bargaining agreements and declining enrollments stretch district budgets. In this strained financial environment, some of the complexity of California’s school finance system is lost, leading to simplified analyses and incomplete solutions. Addressing the financial shortfall …