What we want to accomplish.
• Collect your thoughts and opinions
• Compile responses from all stakeholder meetings –
gain a picture of what everyone feels Mariposa’s education should look like
• Bring finalized plan back to you for any additional input
• MCUSD puts the plan into action
What you say here will have an impact on services being provided to our children.
Why are we here?
New state law Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF)
• The most dramatic reform in school finance since the early 1970s
• Replaces the way school districts have been funded
• Does away with Revenue Limits and most Categorical Programs
• 2013-14 is a VISIONARY year
• Massive paradigm shift in policy and funding areas
• THREE YEAR LIVING DOCUMENT
It doesn’t cost a dime to
be creative with what
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Local Control Funding Formula
Establishes a common base grant funding level
• Purpose of LCFF
• Increase transparency and reduce complexity
• Improve funding equity across school districts
• Improve school accountability
• Guaranteed at least same funding per ADA as 2012-13
• Eight year phase in period for target goal
• Goal – bring districts back to pre-recession funding levels (2007-08)
LCFF Important Dates
• By January 1, 2014 the State Board of Education will adopt
regulations for expenditure guidelines
• By July 1, 2014 each district must adopt a Local Control
Accountability Plan (LCAP) based on a template adopted by
Key LCFF Issues
With Local Control Comes Local Responsibility
• Early Planning
• Measurable Outcomes
• Budget aligned with educational goals
• Budget approval tied to approval of LCAP
Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)
The LCAP is an important component of the LCFF.
Beginning in 2013-14, LEAs are expected to begin rethinking
their approach to planning, budgeting, and using funds
aligned to the following eight state priorities included in
Education Code (EC) 52060(d)
• A description of goals for each State priority for all pupils, specifically
unduplicated LCFF pupils.
• A plan that will be effective for a period of three years, with an
update prepared before July 1 of each year.
LCFF / LCAPs: Annual Goals
• Annual service for subgroups:
• Ethnic subgroups
SPECIFIC FUNDS FOR SPECIFIC
FLUID, INNOVATIVE, & LOCAL
• Socioeconomically disadvantaged students
• English learners
• Students with disabilities
• Foster Youth
Common Core Implementation – AB 86
• Per-pupil award amounts to $200/pupil
• Must be spent by July 1, 2015
• One time funding
• Three allowable areas of expenditure as aligned to academic content
• Professional Development towards Common Core
• Common Core Instructional materials
• Devices and Infrastructure to test and assess via Technology
• Mariposa Unified Schools = ~$340,000
21st Century Solutions: The role for devices & software.
The interplay of
Technology will allow
districts to leverage this new
Why we are here?
“Our economy and global society now
requires its workers to effectively discern,
communicate, create and have the ability to
solve challenging problems. To foster these
habits of mind among students, the
environments in which they learn must
embody these same traits.” -Edsource.com
To improve our discussion we ask you to:
• Respect others viewpoints
• Please interrupt politely
• This is a brainstorming session – allow ideas to flow
• Raised hand welcome
• Feel free to use devices
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We’ll do one at a time
Why are we sharing so few examples?
We want a fresh, original look.
• What are things Mariposa education does well?
• Quality instruction, leadership and materials
• Quality graduate results
• What are things we can change to improve Mariposa
• Can career education & college prep co-exist?
• Is one more important?
• Can public education have an impact on Mariposa’s
• How can Mariposa students better compete in a world class
• How can Mariposa schools assist this process
• How can Mariposa schools & the private sector work together?
• Share your ideas, brainstorm
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• Collecting other stakeholder thoughts and opinions.
• We will compile responses from all stakeholder meetings to gain a picture of what
everyone feels Mariposa’s education should look like.
• Put that feedback into goals and cross check those with the 8 state priorities
• Hold another meeting to present the outcome goals and illicit additional input
• Connect approved goals to services being provided and funding
• Bring finalized plan back to you for any additional input.
• Then we put the plan into action.
• What you say here will have an impact on services being provided to our children.