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Sacramento schools to implement Local Control Funding Formula

Sacramento schools to implement Local Control Funding Formula

Over the next 8 years, school budgets in California are expected to increase by $18 billion.

As many Sacramento citizens know, public school budgets have suffered severely during the past few years. However, 2014 has the potential to be an important year for increasing student success reforming how the state provides its support for schools.

California’s new Fair School Funding Law –otherwise known as the Local Control Funding Formula– is paving the way to reconstructing the state’s educational system after years of layoffs and budget cuts. Over the next 8 years, state-wide educational spending is expected to increase by $18 billion. The Fair School Funding Law (LCFF) will instruct school districts on how to distribute the funds.

Sac State springs to life with arts offerings

Sac State springs to life with arts offerings

3 Ways to Help Your Kids Grow Their Finances: YES for Success! #FinanceFriday

3 Ways to Help Your Kids Grow Their Finances: YES for Success! #FinanceFriday

We’ve learned a lot in the last several years of raising entrepreneur kids. On this #FamilyFinancialCents segment, I share three ways we can really help our kids to grow their finances as they grow their businesses. The three ways comprise a formula called, YES for Success! Take a look.

21st Annual Safe & Wise Water Ways Poster Contest!

21st Annual Safe & Wise Water Ways Poster Contest!

Source: Melissa Miranda, Department of Parks and Recreation, Division of Boating and Waterways

Sacramento History Museum Offers Special Docent Training Session on Sept. 30!

Sacramento History Museum Offers Special Docent Training Session on Sept. 30!

The Historic Old Sacramento Foundation (HOSF) is proud to present a special docent training session for community members interested in donating their time to help support the Sacramento History Museum’s worthwhile programs. The complimentary training session is scheduled for Monday, September 30, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sac State dancers get ready for first Theatre & Dance production of the year

Sac State dancers get ready for first Theatre & Dance production of the year

The Sac State website released a preview of their season-opening Theatre & Dance production: “New Moves Dance Collective”

According to the report performances are Sept. 11-12 at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 13 at 8 p.m., Sept. 14 at 2 and 8 p.m., and Sept. 15 at 2 p.m., all in Solano Hall Dancespace.

“These students have been very dedicated rehearsing all summer,” says Professor Lorelei Bayne, the director. “In addition to rehearsals for this concert, student dance organizations offered open dance classes every Wednesday and Friday so our performers could stay in shape.”

Friends of the Rio Linda Library Book Store Celebrates First Anniversary

Friends of the Rio Linda Library Book Store Celebrates First Anniversary

The Friends of the Library Book Store First Anniversary Celebration 

October 12, 2013 

1:pm to 8:pm 

440 Elkhorn Blvd, #7, Rio Linda, CA 95673  

Door prizes, refreshments and thousands of books & more for sale. 

Proceeds support the children’s and adult programs at the Rio Linda Library.  

For more info please go to www.facebook.com/TheFriendsOfTheLibraryBookStore

Or visit the store… Open: Fri and Sat, 1:pm to 7:pm

Source: Lon Lee, Friends of the Rio Linda Library