This report focuses on three crucial questions about resources in California’s K-12 schools:
The findings of the study have a strong bearing on education issues in California, and the authors offer a number of policy recommendations.
1. How do resources-measured in terms of class size, curriculum, and teachers’ education, credentials, and experience-vary among schools?
2. Do schools serving relatively disadvantaged populations tend to receive fewer resources?
3. Do existing inequalities in school resources contribute to unequal student outcomes?