BY ANTHONY FUENTES
Years ago a student asked me why there was so much pressure on students to go to the high school in their neighborhood while the teachers in that school were, by and large, not from and certainly did not live in the neighborhood.
Gerald Cantu the Educational Policy Director of the Dolores Huerta Foundation talks about the school budget process known as the Local Control Funding Formula/Local Control Accountability Plan and the Kern High School District’s decision to redistrict it’s trustee areas in light of the ruling that found the Kern County Board of Supervisors guilty of gerrymandering Latinos after a second majority district.
By Randy Villegas
Parents, students, and community organizations held a press conference May 23 to launch an educational media campaign to encourage community participation in the school budget process known as the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP).
By Alfredo Camacho
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Local advocacy groups held a press conference in front of the offices of the Kern County Superintendent of Schools on July 8, urging the superintendent to reject the Kern High School District’s proposed budget, which they say does not follow the Local Control Funding Formula (or LCFF) regulations.