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.
CalWORKs Provides a Huge Annual Benefit to the State’s General Fund — Here’s How
This blog post examines how CalWORKs, California’s welfare-to-work program, makes a huge contribution to the state’s General Fund — a benefit that state policymakers create by restricting CalWORKs spending and shifting dollars that could be invested in CalWORKs to other services.
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.