HOW CALIFORNIANS USE WATER

Statewide, water use is about 50% environmental, 40% agricultural, and 10% urban. But the numbers tell only part of the story.    READ MORE

HAS REALIGNMENT
REDUCED RECIDIVISM?

Released offenders are spending more time on the streets, but there have been no dramatic changes in arrests or convictions.    READ MORE

JAILS AND HEALTH CARE

Health care reform provides county jails with new tools to reduce costs, lower recidivism, and improve public health.    READ MORE

REFORMING GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT

California's hidden water resource is largely unregulated, and excessive pumping jeopardizes drinking water, the environment, and the economy. That may be changing.    READ MORE

PATHWAYS TO FLUENCY

English Learner students who are reclassified as proficient in English in elementary school go on to be top academic performers. A single, simpler statewide standard could ease this transition.    READ MORE