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racial disparities

photo - American Voters California’s Politically Invisible California voters are older, better educated, wealthier, and more likely to be white than Californians who don’t vote. This gap between the voting public and Californians as a whole can make election results unrepresentative. Read More
photo - High School Student in Classroom Geography of College Readiness in California More than 40% of 9th graders finish high school and complete required courses for admission to a California public university. But this share varies widely across school districts and by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status. Read More
photo - College Student Studying Outside on Campus Equity Gaps Narrow in Community College Courses, but More Work to Do Major reforms to placement and remediation for California community college students has significantly broadened access to transfer-level English and math courses. But racial equity gaps persist. Read More
photo - Girl in Front of Line of Adults Packing Boxes with Food Food Insufficiency and School Meals during COVID-19 Despite closures, California schools have been a key source of food for low-income students during the pandemic. Read More
photo - Elementary Students Leaving School and Wearing Masks Digging into Enrollment Drops at California Public Schools Statewide, public K–12 enrollment declined nearly 3%—or over 160,000 students—in 2020–21, with kindergarten numbers falling the most. Read More
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