Orange County Register
Orange County school leaders reacted with a mix of enthusiasm and trepidation to Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to overhaul school funding Thursday, saying that the neediest students would likely benefit but that the fate of all other students would hang in limbo.
California's governor has proposed a new education funding formula that would send extra state dollars to districts with English language learners and economically disadvantaged students. But the plan would require largely dismantling the existing system that directs so-called categorical funding to a variety of specific programs and services.