Dollars for Child Care and Preschool in 2018-19 Near Pre-Recession Levels With Boost From One-Time Funding
This Fact Sheet shows that funding for preschool and child care in the state budget has incrementally increased for five years in a row, but that even with this recent increase, the availability of subsidized child care and preschool falls far short of the need for it.
Last Year’s Failed Effort in the House to Cut Federal Support for Medicaid Threatened Health Coverage for Millions of Californians
This Fact Sheet highlights how the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA) could have reversed our state’s progress in extending health coverage to millions through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and warns that proposals to roll back health care reform could re-emerge in 2019.
California’s College Promise: Moving Beyond the Call for Free College for All
The California College Promise, funded in the new state budget, is a program designed to improve outcomes for college students. This post discusses key considerations raised by the program and why it’s important to move beyond the call for “free college for all” to approaches that are targeted to students most in need.