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Achieving Universal Broadband in California

By Joseph Hayes, Niu Gao, Darriya Starr, Amy Gong Liu

The state can mobilize its vast networks of adult education centers, ... including K12 schools, county offices of education, community colleges, and public ...

Policy Brief

Policy Brief: Achieving Universal Broadband in California

By Joseph Hayes, Niu Gao, Darriya Starr, Amy Gong Liu

After shining a spotlight on the importance of the internet for education, health care, and employment, the COVID-19 pandemic spurred historic federal and ...

Fact Sheet

Financing California’s Public Schools

By Julien Lafortune, Joseph Herrera

The majority of funding for California K12 schools is provided by the state. Since 1990, the state share of school funding typically has hovered between ...


The Impact of COVID-19 on Science Education

By Niu Gao, Kathy DiRanna, Maria T. Chang Fay

California is one of 44 states—serving 71 percent of US students—with education standards that were influenced by the Framework for K12 Science Education ...

Fact Sheet

The Digital Divide in Education

By Darriya Starr, Joseph Hayes, Niu Gao

... about seven in ten (71%) California households with school-enrolled children (or K12 households) reported always having internet access for educational ...

Fact Sheet

California’s Digital Divide

By Joseph Hayes, Niu Gao, Darriya Starr

Notably, 5% of households with school-age children did not have home access to a device. The digital divide in K12 education narrowed during the pandemic, but ...


Understanding the Effects of School Funding

By Julien Lafortune

Funding for California's K12 public schools has reached record highs, but gaps in student outcomes remain. Understanding the benefits of additional funds, ...


Setting the Stage for Universal Preschool

By Laura Hill, Emmanuel Prunty

May 22, 2022 ... ... a part of the K12 system.(12) While students of all income levels can attend TK, funding for expansion planning in the 2021–22 school ...