SoCal Units includes: Compton Unified School District, Hacienda La Puente Unified School District, Lynwood Unified School District, Pleasant Valley School District, Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, Torrance Unified School District
While the Summer Bridge Fund Program has postively impacted the lives of thousands of school employees, our work isn't finished. AB 1691 (Medina) will create a permanent funding mechanism that includes a dollar-to-dollar match and opens up the program to community college employees as well. Learn more.
For over five decades, California has been inequitable in the funding of our public schools, benefiting those in more affluent communities, all while placing those in poorer communities at a disadvantage. During this time, California has been utilizing the Average Daily Attendance (ADA) method for calculating school funding, which has led to this inequitable distribution and penalized schools and families in low-income areas. SB 830 aims to fix that.