Schools Face Prospect of Layoffs, Furloughs as State Budget Gets Slashed
Ricardo Cano, CALmatters
May 16, 2020 at 8:09AM
“School districts are in this very, very difficult place where they’re supposed to achieve things they’ve never done before and implement really deep budget cuts simultaneously,” said Kevin Gordon, a veteran education lobbyist. Newsom’s revised $203 billion state budget includes across-the-board cuts that he said could be partially averted if the federal government provides assistance.