Dan Walters: California’s school funding confusing

If you want your head to spin, try to figure out how much money we spend each year to educate California’s 6 million K-12 school students.

Official agencies and outside groups publish numbers, but they rarely agree. They either take their snapshots at different times or include different types of spending and/or different sources of financing.

Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget pegs the number at $63.4 billion during the 2012-13 fiscal year, but assumes that voters approve his sales and income tax increase measure, Proposition 30, on the Nov. 6 ballot.

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2012/10/01/4869015/dan-walters-californias-school.html#mi_rss=Dan%20Walters#storylink=cpy

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