This Fact Sheet shows that even though funding for preschool and child care in the state budget has incrementally increased for five years in a row, the availability of subsidized child care and preschool falls far short of the need for it.
Competitive Cal Grants help the state’s nontraditional college students cover tuition, fees, and basic living expenses. This Fact Sheet shows that even though the number of low-income and least represented students who qualify for this grant has risen significantly in the past 10 years, the supply of these grants remains inadequate for covering the demand.
This Fact Sheet discusses the key features of the California College Promise. Funded in the 2018-19 state budget, the Promise will provide state funding to community colleges to improve college readiness, increase completion rates, and close achievement gaps.
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.
This Fact Sheet highlights the recent substantial drop in state-level incarceration and shows that even with this decline, spending on state corrections remains high.