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San Diego 101: How Schools Get Money

In California, there are more than 6 million children in the K-12 public school system. In San Diego County, more than half a million.

To serve all these kids, and all the demands that come with this essential part of society, schools need a constant stream of money.

They have to keep teachers in the classroom. Buildings need repairs. And sometimes, schools need to get a laptop to every student when classroom learning isn’t possible.

So, how do they get the money they need to keep us educated? VOSD’s Ashly McGlone explains where all the school money comes from, and how it gets divvied up.


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