Many Bay Area school districts could see their revenues from the state increase by up to 7.3 percent next year, under Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed overhaul of school funding.
Figures from the state Department of Finance show that school districts educating high proportions of poor students and English learners will gain the most under Brown's proposal.
Among Bay Area school districts, per-pupil revenue would grow 7.3 percent in Oak Grove in
Brown's proposal must be adopted by the Legislature before going into effect.
"Obviously, we're pleased with the concept," said Oakland Unified spokesman Troy Flint. "It's welcome and long overdue that the state is directing resources to the students with the greatest need."
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