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PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

By Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Rachel Lawler, Deja Thomas

1 day ago ... ... the state will have bad times financially in the next 12 months. ... those whose highest level of education is a high school diploma, ...

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California’s Nutrition Safety Net

By Tess Thorman, Patricia Malagon

Apr 27, 2023 ... NSLP estimate includes students enrolled in K12 schools and ... The California Food Assistance Program (CFAP) provides $97 million in ...


Is College Worth It?

By Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Cesar Alesi Perez, Vicki Hsieh, Hans Johnson

... of workers with less than a high school diploma earn that much (12% of ... more than half of the state's public K12 students—are less likely than their ...

Fact Sheet

Immigrants in California

By Cesar Alesi Perez, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Hans Johnson

Jan 30, 2023 ... ... the population of immigrants increased 12% (1.1 million), but in the past ... California's immigrants have varying levels of education.

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Poverty in California

By Caroline Danielson, Patricia Malagon, Sarah Bohn

Oct 26, 2022 ... Poverty rates fell during the pandemic—especially for children—but a considerable share of Californians still live near or under the poverty ...

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Financing California’s Public Schools

By Julien Lafortune, Joseph Herrera

Federal pandemic aid and increased state funding have contributed to record K12 funding levels. In 2021–22, state, local, and federal funding for California K– ...