The Number of K-12 Students Per Teacher in California’s Schools Has Dropped Since Approval of Proposition 30
As students across the state return to school, a new Budget Center fact sheet shows that the number of K-12 students per teacher in California has declined since voter approval of Proposition 30 in 2012. This follows a five-year period during which the student-to-teacher ratio in the state steadily grew.
A Message to Policymakers This Labor Day: Keep the Momentum Going on Advances for Workers
This blog post celebrates recent policy advances that will improve conditions for California’s workers and their families and also looks at actions policymakers could take to address the challenges workers continue to face.
Cost of Rent and Food Highlights Inadequacy of SSI/SSP Grants for Seniors and People With Disabilities in California
SSI/SSP grants fall short in allowing access to afford housing, food, and other basic costs of living.