VIDEO: School accountability plans require input from parents, students and other stakeholders

School districts throughout Orange County will soon be reaching out to parents, students and community members, asking them to weigh in on critical priorities and funding decisions. Maybe your district already has.

It’s all part of a statewide effort to raise achievement, boost equity, improve school climates and increase accountability through greater stakeholder engagement at the local level.

OCDE’s Media Services team produced the video above, offering a brief overview of how each district develops its own Local Control and Accountability Plan.

And for a deeper dive into the state’s recently overhauled school funding model and accountability system, here’s a list of frequently asked questions compiled by the California Department of Education.