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Newsom’s Budget Advances Long-Overdue Education Data System January 29 2021 The governor’s proposed state budget includes $18.8 million in funds to move forward with a “cradle to career” data system that would provide valuable information for educators, policymakers, students, and parents.
Commentary: An Equitable Recovery for California Requires Two Key Strategies January 25 2021 The current economic downturn has had an outsized impact on low-wage workers, communities of color, and women, and threatens to widen inequality. The right short- and long-term policies could help those most affected while broadening economic opportunity.
Do Californians Support the Proposed School Bond? October 31 2019 Slightly more than half of likely voters approve of the school bond measure that will be on the March 2020 ballot, but support varies across regions.
Video: Improving Educational Opportunity in California October 30 2019 How can schools and colleges best prepare students to meet the challenges of the future? Linda Darling-Hammond, president of the state board of education, and Eloy Ortiz-Oakley, chancellor of California’s community colleges, discuss the issues with Mark Baldassare, PPIC president and CEO.
Video: A Conversation with Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon August 21 2019 At an event in Sacramento, Speaker Rendon discusses key legislative priorities for this year and his approach to addressing the major challenges facing California.