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Immigrants in California
In El Dorado County, Early Preparation and Communication Were Key to the Return to School July 23 2021 We talked with Dr. Ed Manansala, superintendent of schools for El Dorado County, about how his mostly rural districts weathered the COVID-19 pandemic and handled the return to in-person instruction.
Video: Immigrants in California July 22 2021 A new PPIC video provides an overview of immigration in California: it covers key facts, highlights important trends, and looks at Californians’ views on immigration reform.
Tax Hurdles May Limit Impact of the Expanded Child Tax Credit July 1 2021 The one-year expansion of the federal Child Tax Credit could reduce child poverty in California by a third. But the actual impact of this expanded credit depends on how many eligible families claim it.
Video: Health Coverage and Care for Undocumented Immigrants in California June 30 2021 PPIC researcher Paulette Cha discusses a new report on the ways that undocumented immigrants connect with the health care system and implications for public policy.
Geography of College Readiness in California June 29 2021 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.