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Impact of the Student Equity Needs Index for LAUSD Schools

During LAUSD fiscal year 2018-19 school year, SENI allocated $25 million of TSP dollars amongst 228 highest-need schools. These additional funds ranged from $24,000 to $313,000 per school. For LAUSD fiscal 2019-2020 year, SENI was used to allocate $253 million of TSP dollars to LAUSD’s high and highest-need schools. Further, an additional $29 million was...

LAUSD unanimously votes yes on SENI 2.0 resolution!
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LAUSD unanimously votes yes on SENI 2.0 resolution!

By unanimously passing SENI 2.0, Los Angeles Unified School District took bold action and made a clear statement: our highest-needs students matter. We look forward to working with the district to ensure that these dollars are spent to support student success. #EquityAllianceforLAsKids #EquityisJustice

KPCC: “LAUSD just decided to use shooting, asthma rates to help decide which schools get more money”
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KPCC: “LAUSD just decided to use shooting, asthma rates to help decide which schools get more money”

(This article was originally published on 89.3 KPCC on April 11, 2018.) Starting next year, Los Angeles Unified School District officials will consider asthma rates and injuries from gun violence in neighborhoods near its campuses to help them decide which district schools are most in need of extra funding. And those are among nearly a...