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ABOUT California SCHOOLS
California schools boast a total statewide student population of 6,514,518 attending 8,940 schools in 1,053 public school districts and 3,733 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but California public schools spend an average of $9,447 per student each year. That ranks California schools number 7 nationally.
Student teacher ratio is an important statistic cluing parents into the probable attention their child might receive individually in a classroom setting. California public schools average a student teacher ratio of 18:1. California private schools average 8:1. Also, high schools in California average a student body population of 851, while California middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 606 and 554 respectively.
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TEACHER LAYOFFS BASED ON SENIORITY
In Los Angeles, a judge ruled that with budget cuts, teacher layoffs must limit cuts based in seniority of teachers. In the past the rule has always been that the last teacher hired gets laid off first, this policy is called the last hired, first fired policy.