The proposed state budget that Governor Brown released in January calls for a significant increase in support ($2.9 billion) to fully implement California’s main system for funding K-12 education, the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), in 2018-19. Reaching this milestone would be a notable accomplishment, especially as it would come two years earlier than initially […]
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.
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 […]
Investments in higher education have long been understood to provide the best pathway to economic opportunity and upward mobility. College graduates achieve significantly higher incomes, improved life outcomes, and improved multigenerational economic and social outcomes for their families compared to individuals without college degrees. Public sector investments in higher education have proven to be particularly […]
This set of 53 fact sheets underscores what’s at stake for each of California’s congressional districts with proposed federal spending cuts to vital public services and systems.