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From Potential to Action: Bringing Social Impact Bonds to the U.S.

May 15, 2012

Examines the structure, benefits, stakeholders, and potential for and economics of social impact bonds in the areas of homelessness and criminal justice, including meaningful savings, proven interventions, and capacity, with a focus on juvenile justice.

Funding Formulas for California Schools III: An Analysis of Governor Brown's Weighted Pupil Funding Formula

May 1, 2012

Outlines the policy priorities of the weighted pupil funding formula proposed in the state's 2012-13 budget. Analyzes the revenue districts with high percentages of disadvantaged students would receive compared to other districts and 2010-11 allocations.

Pathways for School Finance in California

November 10, 2010

Simulates school finance reforms to equalize core program funding rates, shifting categorical programs to unrestricted support, raising funding for high-poverty districts, and adjusting regional rates. Focuses on special education and Economic Impact Aid.

Funding Formulas for California Schools II: An Analysis of a Proposal by the Governor's Committee on Education Excellence

July 9, 2008

Provides an overview of the policy priorities of the proposed funding reform, and analyzes the revenue school districts would receive under simulations of the proposal's various versions, compared with the revenue they actually received in 2004-2005.

School Budgets and Student Achievement in California: The Principal's Perspective

June 1, 2004

Presents the results of workshops conducted with 45 elementary, middle, and high school principals from California public schools. Documents the variety of resource allocation strategies used by principals to maximize student academic performance.