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Featured Blog Post · December 9, 2021

What’s Next for California’s K–12 Enrollment?

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Fact Cards

81% of registered California voters cast a ballot in the 2020 presidential election.
29% Share of K–12 students who lack reliable internet service at home.
12.6M The number of Californians with full coverage from Medi-Cal.
Schools were a key source of food for low-income families despite closures during the pandemic.
A majority of the 6 million students in California’s public schools are “high need”—low-income, English Learner (EL), or foster youth.
90% Most Californians say housing affordability is a problem in their part of the state.
Gun deaths drove California’s largest-ever rise in homicides.
California’s prison population fell by 27,500 prisoners during the pandemic, or 7,500 more than any other state.
66% Most California adults favor providing health care to undocumented immigrants.