Across California, school districts are strapped for cash. On April 8, while announcing a bill that would increase taxation on large companies to create more funding for schools and child care, Oakland Assemblywoman Buffy Wicks stated that California is forty-first in the nation when it comes to per-pupil spending on education. In Sacramento’s case, adding to their financial woes is the looming threat of a state takeover if the district doesn’t make up a $35 million budget deficit by June 20.
The latest edition of my newsletter can found here – I opted this time to discuss the state of San Francisco politics with respect to our raging infrastructure problem and how it fails homeless people, especially during storm season.
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