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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
photo - A Boy Distance Learning and Using Laptop A Year into Distance Learning, California’s Digital Divide Persists Although more K–12 students now have access to computer devices compared to last spring, disparities in internet access generally have not narrowed in the past year. Read More
photo - Student at Desk Studying at Home Video: Californians and Education PPIC’s Mark Baldassare and Alyssa Dykman discuss a new statewide survey that examines a variety of education issues, including concerns about school closures during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
photo - School Building Exterior School Funding, COVID-19, and the 2020 Election Year Although many Californians prioritize K-12 schools for state spending, a looming recession could dampen support for ballot measures for school funding. Read More
photo - School Building Exterior Do Californians Support the Proposed School Bond? 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. Read More
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