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Show Me the Money
California voters value education and the benefits it provides to our children, our future. That’s why voters in 1988 approve Proposition 98 which amended the California Constitution to mandate a minimum level of 39 percent of the state’s budget be directed towards education.
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How the Children's Educational Opportunity Act Works
With the Children's Educational Opportunity Act (CEO Act) parents, not bureaucrats or central planners, should choose their child's education.
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What is the Children's Educational Opportunity Act?
Children's Educational Opportunity ACT (CEO Act) allows California parents choose the best accredited school using voter approved Prop 98 funds.
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Benefits to Children Families and California
Parents, not government bureaucrats or central planners, should decide the best educational fit for their child.
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California parents propose making 'high-quality education' a constitutional right
Parents and advocates in California are pushing to make "high-quality education" a constitutional right for students statewide, arguing that the state's public schools have failed to provide that in recent years.
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New California budget makes fewer cuts to public education
One day after settling their differences, the Legislature on Tuesday quickly approved a $310 billion 2023-24 state budget and sent it to Gov. Gavin Newsom, who signed the bill Tuesday night
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Examining the impact of California's ban on affirmative action in public schools
California banned affirmative action in public schools in 1996. NPR's A Martinez talks to Zachary Bleemer, incoming assistant professor of economics at Princeton University, about the ban's impact.
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Students Trapped in California’s Failing Public Schools Deserve a Way Out
Under California’s public school funding, per pupil spending is actually $23,723
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Bill to provide $17,000 for those opting out of public schools defeated in California senate committee
A bill that would have provided school choice vouchers died at the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday
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California’s most vulnerable students may be seeing increased funding soon
Some say the proposed increase should include transparency measures
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SB 292:Is California Ready For School Choice?
California Policy Center (CPC) is proud to announce that we are sponsoring the new ESA bill introduced by state Senator Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield).
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California is seeing a decline in student enrollment. Here are the most affected districts in the Sacramento region
Some of the largest districts in the region saw as much as an 8% decrease in enrollment since 2019.
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California public school enrollment continues decline, still reeling from pandemic plunge
Enrollment at California public schools has continued to decline this academic year, without any recovery from the steep drops seen during the pandemic — although the pace of the decrease has slowed.
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The Push for School Choice Is Accelerating
Emboldened by frustrations with pandemic-era policies and battles over what schools are teaching, conservative parents and politicians have accelerated a push for school choice policies that would funnel public funds into private schools.
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