Our vision is of a California where everyone has the opportunity to participate fully in the state’s economic, social, and political life. This will require our state to make smart policy choices and the right kinds of public investments. In working to accomplish this, our team is backed by a diverse and accomplished board of […]
The California Assembly Blue Ribbon Commission on Early Childhood Education held an event to discuss early brain development. Budget Center Policy Analyst Kristin Schumacher presented: “2017-18 California Budget Update.”
This report shows access to early care and education (ECE) by race and ethnicity in California and offers policy recommendations for improving access to care and helping address existing disparities.
Later this week Governor Brown is set to release the May Revision to his proposed budget for 2017-18, the state fiscal year that begins on July 1. In the days after the revised budget comes out, the California Budget & Policy Center will issue our “first look” analysis. Also, next Friday morning, May 19, we’ll […]
President Trump released his “skinny” budget proposal last month, shining a light on some of the values and priorities of his administration. While the proposal is light on detail and includes some deeply troubling elements, it does state that early care and education is of “high priority.” Those interested in understanding how President Trump might approach […]