This story was updated June 3, 2022, to include a response from the school district.
San Bernardino City Unified School District will keep approximately $3 million in saved state funding that the State Allocation Board attempted to reclaim. The May 24 appellate ruling deciding the funding struck down a California regulation it said interfered with state law.
The State Allocation Board had given the school district $35.5 million to construct Middle College High School, completed in 2001, of which only about $32 million was used.
The Board demanded the $3 million in savings, and filed a July 2019 case in