Taking stock of stakeholder engagement in California’s Local Control Funding Formula: What can we learn from the past four years to guide next steps?

Michelle Hall,
Taylor Allbright,
Laura Tobben,
Laura Mulfinger,
Kate Kennedy,
Eupha Jeanne Daramola

New state policies emphasizing local control call for democratic involvement in school district goal setting and budgeting; districts that engage with their stakeholders more deeply are more strategic in targeting funds to high-need students.