This Data Hit shows that spending per state prisoner has outpaced spending per K-12 student in California and that ongoing overcrowding in prisons has resulted in higher costs per prisoner.
This Data Hit shows that children of color in California are more likely to live in poverty and highlights the discriminatory policies have contributed to opportunity gaps.
This Data Hit shows that the increases in CSU and UC funding in the 2018-19 state budget proposal still leave state spending per student well below where it was prior to deep cuts made during and after the Great Recession.
This Data Hit shows that due to state cuts, Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Payment (SSI/SSP) grants no longer lift people out of poverty.
This Data Hit shows that Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Payment (SSI/SSP) grants remain at recession-era levels under the Governor’s 2018-19 state budget proposal.