By Richard Bammer
A key component of Gov. Jerry Brown’s Local Control Funding Formula, state school districts’ Local Control Accountability Plans detail what educators, governing boards, teachers must do to educate students and how they are going to measure results.
In an a pair of interviews, Ken Jacopetti, superintendent of Vacaville Unified, described the historic change in school funding and LCAP as “a new journey for a lot of school districts.”
Among other things, the accountability plans mandate meetings with community stakeholders and give more power to school site leaders and governing boards as they seek to focus on student achievement for all and narrow the so-called “achievement gap,