Enrollment Changes May Create Winners and Losers in K–12 Budget Deal Julien Lafortune, Radhika Mehlotra July 14 2020 Because the new state budget funds school districts based on enrollment from the prior year, growing districts could receive less funding per student this year.
School Closures Hamper Monitoring of Child Welfare Caroline Danielson, Paulette Cha June 26 2020 School closures due to COVID-19 mean that educators are not able to play their critical role in monitoring students’ health, safety, and overall well-being.
California Schools Mull Timing, Logistics of Re-opening Joseph Hayes, Niu Gao June 9 2020 The experiences of several countries in Asia and Europe could help inform when and how California schools start to re-open.
Racial Disparities Are Widespread in California Sarah Bohn, Magnus Lofstrom, Lynette Ubois June 3 2020 Addressing disparities across a wide range of areas – criminal justice, health, income and wealth, education – is essential to improving the safety and overall well-being of California’s African American communities.
Tackling Food Insecurity among K–12 Students during COVID-19 Caroline Danielson, Niu Gao May 28 2020 With schools closed due to the pandemic, local school districts are working with the state to help provide meals for eligible students.