November 8 | Cabinet Report

By Tom Chorneau

Enduring one of the longest public hearings in recent years, the California State Board of Education Thursday passed on until January a decision over regulatory options for governing the state’s new school funding formula.

The marathon, six-hour debate drew nearly 200 speakers from across the state including parents, students, teachers, district superintendents, advocacy groups and even a state legislator. But in the end, the board appeared to be largely where they were at the beginning of the day – still struggling with how to provide operational governance over the landmark Local Control Funding Formula.

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