Challenging Times for California Mark Baldassare April 3 2020 The COVID-19 crisis is touching every aspect of life today, and PPIC is providing wide-ranging analyses of its implications across key policy areas, from education to health care, from criminal justice to water policy.
How COVID-19 Closures May Disrupt Student Learning Julien Lafortune April 2 2020 It appears increasingly likely that California’s K-12 schools will remain closed for the rest of the academic year. What could this mean for student learning? And what might be done to reduce the negative effects?
Counting Californians and Holding Elections in a Pandemic Lori Pottinger April 1 2020 For Census Day, we talked to California Secretary of State Alex Padilla about challenges the COVID-19 pandemic brings to counting Californians for Census 2020 as well as to holding elections in November.
Essential Workers and COVID-19 Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Julien Lafortune March 31 2020 Many essential workers in health care, transportation, and other sectors are not well equipped to weather the economic challenges of the COVID-19 crisis.
COVID-19 Shutdown Forces Colleges to Ramp up Online Learning Hans Johnson, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Kevin Cook March 30 2020 As higher education in California moves online, the state’s prior experience with distance learning points to effective practices, as well as certain challenges, in helping students succeed.