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We Must Focus on Equity as California Tackles Declining Enrollment to Ensure That Equity is Central to the Design of Any Solution Adopted

An article highlighting the paradox of California schools having more money than ever but facing staff layoffs due to declining student enrollment, and it proposing the establishment of a "Declining Enrollment Dividend Fund" to reinvest the savings from reduced funding back into schools to address the issue.

Produced by: Children Now

Published: March 2022

Topics: Assessment and AccountabilityNarrative and StorytellingSchool FinanceSystems ChangeTransforming Systems for Equity

Type: Story / Case Study / Commentary