By Jennifer Bestor, research director for Educate Our State, a statewide, grassroots, parent-led organization educating and uniting Californians to provide all students with a high-quality public education.
Everyone talks about the dramatic cost difference between California counties, but does nothing about it. Children in the poorest districts in the wealthiest counties pay the price of our inaction. Many do so unnecessarily.
Let’s review what we know.