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photo - Teacher Delivering Instruction OnlineDistance Learning Strategies in California Schools

Learning gaps are a growing concern after a year of online instruction. During the pandemic, uneven distribution of resources may have widened gaps and led…

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photo - Students Group On CampusImmigrants and Education in California

Educational attainment among California’s recent immigrants has risen markedly. Immigrants now make up 31% of California workers with at least a bachelor’s degree. However, immigrants…

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Photo of a multi-generational familyImmigrants in California

California is home to almost 11 million immigrants—about a quarter of the foreign-born population nationwide. More than half (53%) of California’s immigrants are naturalized US…

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Crowd Of Diverse People 800×528California’s Population

California’s population skyrocketed during the 20th century, but growth slowed dramatically in recent decades and then ground to a halt in 2020. More than a…

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photo - Electric Power Line Along a Rural Highway in Bridgeport, CaliforniaCalifornia’s Digital Divide

Broadband subscriptions were at all-time highs before the COVID-19 pandemic began, but racial/ethnic gaps persist, and rural household face particular challenges.

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photo - Student Distance Learning from HomeThe Digital Divide in Education

The COVID-19 pandemic heightened the importance of technology in education—and highlighted long-standing gaps in broadband and device access that affect African American, Latino, and lower-income…

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photo - Child Distance Learning from HomeSurveying the Landscape of California’s English Learner Reclassification Policy

Measuring the progress of English Learners grew more complex after California schools switched to online learning, as some tools to assess students became unavailable. This…

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photo - Man Arrested by Police OfficersArrests in California

Local law enforcement directives during the pandemic likely led to fewer overall arrests in California. Violent offenses are the largest category of felony arrests; drug…

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