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Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP)

Students at YMCALegislation enacted in 2013–14 made major changes both to the way the state allocates funding to school districts and the way the state supports and intervenes in underperforming districts. The legislation was the culmination of more than a decade of research and policy work on California's K–12 funding system. In addition to creating a new funding formula, the 2013–14 package of legislation establishes a set of new rules relating to school district transparency and accountability. Specifically, under the new rules, districts are required to adopt Local Control and Accountability Plans (LCAPs). Districts that do not meet the goals specified in their LCAPs and fail to improve educational outcomes are to receive assistance through a new system of support and intervention. (see complete summary at

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CCCOE Support for Districts

LCAP Training Collaborative
Planning Development and Technical Assistance Workshop Series

A series of ongoing workshops have been held beginning in December 2013 at the CCCOE to provide information to district teams for writing an LCAP. Link to the training resources here.

LCAP Metrics Resources (Data Sources) | Link

In their analysis of need, districts are required to include the data points that are named in the legislation. CCCOE is providing assistance to help districts access the metrics specified in the law. The data will be available by district and/or school as appropriate. Check our new LCAP Metrics page frequently as this information is still under development and being updated frequently.


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