Arts Education & The Local Control Funding Formula
In 2013 California adopted the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), an unprecedented shift in state support for education that links funding levels to student need and empowers school districts to set goals that fulfill broad priorities including student engagement, school climate, parent involvement, and a broad course of study.
Fill Us In on What's Happening with LCAP & LCFF in Your School District
Are you already up to speed on LCFF and LCAP? Keep us in the loop and let us know what your district is doing around LCFF and LCAP so we can help spread the word.
Calling all education advocates! California is about to undergo a monumental shift in the way our state funds our public schools. It is a win-win solution for every student attending public school in our state. But your voice is needed to ensure your student receives the benefits of this new formula.
LCFF and A Complete Education that Includes the Arts
The Role of the Arts in Local Control Funding Formula Priority Areas
As Talia Gibas explains in the her LCFF overview video, arts education is uniquely effective in helping schools to achieve success in all eight of the LCFF Priority Areas.
LCFF and LCAP Overview & Resources
In 2013, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a new strategy for funding California’s public schools. Known as the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), the law represents a significant shift in priority for public education in the state.