The contract between San Diego Unified and the teachers union expires at the end of June. That means San Diego Unified will currently have a little more than a month to make some big choices – with less money than it hoped to have. In other words, it’s about to get real.

The state is rolling out its new plan for divvying up education funds. The gist: The state will give districts more money to pay for needier students who cost more to educate.