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Opinion: Shirley Weber’s Bill Would Close Intolerable School Funding Loophole

Early in his second governorship, Jerry Brown championed a major overhaul of school finance that, he pledged, would close the stubborn “achievement gap” that separated poor and English-learner students from children of more privileged circumstances. Restrictions were lifted on some forms of state school aid, dubbed “categoricals,” thus giving local school districts more flexibility in […]