More Money for Poorest Orange County (Calif.) Schools in New Plan

Friday, February 22, 2013

Orange County schools that teach poor students and those who don't speak English would get more money under a new formula released Wednesday.

Under the new formula previewed by Gov. Jerry Brown's budget office, Orange County school districts and charters stand to receive $119 million more, collectively, in 2013-14 than they did in the 2011-12 school year, or about a 4 percent increase. The numbers are likely to be revised slightly after final figures from 2012-13 are reported.

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