Gov. Newsom’s state budget resolves 3 California school boards’ lawsuits

The state budget that Gov. Gavin Newsom signed last week, bringing about $3 billion more to community colleges and K-12 schools, includes money that resolves one of three lawsuits over how the state calculates its funding obligations to education.

In a post-budget signing press release, the California School Boards Association, which filed the three lawsuits, noted the inclusion in the budget of $686 million that it had argued the state should have repaid school districts years ago. That amount equals about $110 per student.

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