It’s staggering that the Editorial Board would opine on Prop. 28 without speaking with anyone involved with the initiative — teachers, school families, entrepreneurs, artists and community leaders. If they had, they would have gotten their facts straight.

In 2019-20, per-pupil funding in LA was about $17,000 versus $30,000 for NYC. Barely 1 in 5 public schools in California offer a full-time arts or music program while almost 4 in 5 do in New York, because they have adequate funds to do so.