LA County Office Takes Blame for Long Beach Unified’s LCAP Error

The Los Angeles County Office of Education is falling on its sword and admitting it messed up when approving Long Beach Unified’s accountability plan last year.

In the plan, LB Unified did not provide ample funding for low-income, foster and homeless youth, and English learners as demanded by the Local Control Funding Formula. The district duped students out of $24 million in necessary funding.

Each County Office of Education is responsible for approving the districts’ Local Control and Accountability Plans for each school year.

In its ruling, LACOE states it “will work with District staff to make the required adjustments to the District’s 2017-2018 proportionality calculation.”

Read more at EdSource.


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