Private Schools Dominate the Approval Process for Reopening Niu Gao, Joseph Hayes September 23 2020 The state has approved waivers allowing more than 500 elementary schools to open in counties with the highest level of COVID-19 risk, with private schools accounting for more than nine in ten.
Video: A Conversation with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy Vicki Hsieh September 1 2020 House Minority Leader McCarthy joins PPIC’s Mark Baldassare to discuss the federal government’s role in addressing the health and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and other challenges.
The Summer of Un- and Underemployment Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Julien Lafortune August 28 2020 Although California’s unemployment rate declined slightly in July, a closer look shows that many workers are underemployed including some who have given up on finding work.
Video: A Conversation with Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond Mary Severance August 19 2020 Superintendent Thurmond talks with PPIC’s Mark Baldassare about how the state can support school districts during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Video: A Conversation with Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins Stephanie Barton August 18 2020 Senator Atkins joins PPIC’s Mark Baldassare to discuss how California can address the COVID-19 pandemic and the related economic downturn.