• Student Centered Funding (SCF)

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  • FAQs

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  • SCF101

  • What is Student Centered Funding?

  • How does Student Centered Funding differ from the current funding model?

  • Why is LA Unified changing the way it funds schools?

  • Are there other school districts that do this kind of budgeting?

  • What have been the impacts of using this budgeting system in other districts?

  • Equity in SCF

  • Will SCF impact funding for Special Education?

  • How does Student Centered Funding help high need students?

  • How is Student Centered Funding more equitable?

  • How will Student Centered Funding improve services to students?

  • How will LA Unified decide which weights should be included, and how much weight each indicator will hold?

  • Engagement

  • What will oversight from LA Unified look like at my school?

  • How can I be involved in conversations about the implementation of Student Centered Funding?

  • Who is LA Unified engaging with around this new funding model?

  • Implementation

  • What transparency and accountability measures have been considered to increase engagement?

  • Are independent charter schools impacted by this change? Will they try to "compete" for certain students with weighted characteristics?

  • Will all schools be included in this model? What will happen to smaller schools? What will happen to magnet schools?

  • How will SCF impact more senior teachers?

  • When will Student Centered Funding be implemented by LA Unified?