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Governance structure—traditionally a local affair Usually elected school board decides policy for school district State board of Ed is appointed by governor With elected state superintendent, selects curriculum and textbooks for K-8, sets statewide standards and testing for K-12
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Education Reform After Racial Integration “Social” Integration Funding reform Standards/outcome reform
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Primary and secondary school funding Schools traditionally funded by local property tax In California, since 70s and Serrano v Priest decisions, most funding from state, not local property tax still, substantial differences remain between local communities Especially if considering special bonds and private sources of income
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prop 13 Limits property taxes to 1% of assessed valuation Limits assessment increases to 2% per year. Prohibits state lawmakers from imposing new taxes without a 2/3 vote of the legislature. Prohibits local governments from enacting most
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2010 for the course PLSC 301 taught by Professor Diamond during the Spring '10 term at Skyline College.

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