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Reports & Research

The 2014 California Children’s Report Card

KIDS COUNT Data Book, 2013

California County Scorecard of Children’s Well-Being, 2012-13


Districts should make early learning a priority in their local accountability plans

EdSource, Apr 13, 2014

After the Big Deadline, a Push To Sign Up Individuals Who Are Still Eligible

California Healthline, Apr 09, 2014

Study: Racial inequities limit access to education

Cabinet Report, Apr 01, 2014

Report: CA Kids Face Troubling Racial Inequity

Public News Service, Apr 01, 2014

California kids' access to health, education impacted by race

Stockton Record, Apr 01, 2014

School funding reforms spark push to get parent input

EdSource, Mar 20, 2014

Parent Engagement, Not Just Involvement, Key to LCFF Success

New American Media, Mar 18, 2014

Activists, lawmakers renew vows to help children hurting in today's economy

Times Herald, Mar 16, 2014

First children's policy forum to focus on service funding

Times Herald, Mar 02, 2014

Not-for-Profit Campaign Aims To Help Youth Aging Out of Foster Care Retain Medi-Cal Coverage

California Healthline, Feb 21, 2014

8 County Early Care & Education Legislative Conference, keynote speaker Ted Lempert

2014 ECE Legislative Conference, Feb 21, 2014

Promise of CA’s New School Finance Law Hinges On Parents

New American Media, Feb 14, 2014

LCFF can’t be only step toward education reform

California Forward, Feb 14, 2014

Reading GAP for California 4th-Graders

EGP News, Feb 13, 2014

Majority of State's Fourth-Graders Fall Short on Reading

KQED Forum, Jan 28, 2014

Most California Fourth Graders Not Reading at Grade Level

Capital Public Radio, Jan 28, 2014

Brown touts education accomplishments, priorities in upbeat State of the State

EdSource, Jan 22, 2014

California Board of Ed Will Make Multi-Billion Dollar Decision

Capital Public Radio, Jan 15, 2014

Children Underserved by Denti-Cal, According to New Study

California Healthline, Jan 14, 2014

State readies ed funding reform

The Salinas Californian, Jan 13, 2014

State lawmaker seeks ban on most tobacco, e-cigarette online sales

LA Times, Jan 13, 2014

Calif. poised to implement school funding reform

San Jose Mercury News, Jan 12, 2014

Gov. Brown increases funding for education

KCRA News, Jan 12, 2014

Gov. Brown's Budget, A Poverty Report Card and CCSF Special Trustee Robert Agrella

KQED Newsroom, Jan 10, 2014

Report card on the status of kids in California leaves plenty of room for progress

KPCC, Jan 10, 2014

State budget adds education funding

San Mateo Daily Journal, Jan 10, 2014

Advocates Want Infant Program in Budget

California Healthline, Jan 09, 2014

Today on Your Call: Is the Common Core getting it right?

KALW, Jan 09, 2014

Advocates Say Brown Budget Could Invest More In Kids' Health

Capital Public Radio, Jan 09, 2014

Study: More needed to protect children from poverty, abuse, obesity

Times Herald, Jan 08, 2014

A Snapshot of all the Golden State's Kids

KCBS, Jan 08, 2014

Report Finds Major Weaknesses in CA Kids’ Well-Being

Public News Service, Jan 08, 2014

Report Finds Major Weaknesses in California Kids’ Well-Being Remain, Despite Recent Effort

Ed Brief, Jan 08, 2014

Children Now faults California for well-being of its children

Sacramento Bee, Jan 07, 2014

Well-Being of California Children Lags, According to New Study

KGO Radio, Jan 07, 2014

Preschool, teacher training and student health funding needed to offset child poverty, report says

EdSource, Jan 07, 2014

No more excuses: As California rebounds, invest in kids

EdSource, Jan 07, 2014

Report Finds Calif. Not Meeting Kids' Health Care Needs

California Healthline, Jan 07, 2014

California Gets Failing Grade In Children's Health Report Card

KPBS, Jan 07, 2014

Well-being of California children lags, according to new study

Contra Costa Times, Jan 07, 2014

California Democrats to push for free preschool

Rueters, Jan 07, 2014

Statewide report raises issues of preschool access, afterschool supervision in Marin

Marin Independent Journal, Jan 07, 2014

State Lawmakers Face Tough Choices on Common Core

Education Week, Jan 07, 2014

Report: Children lack access to Calif.'s Denti-Cal

Desert Sun, Dec 06, 2013

Local Public Officials and Childhood Advocates Endorse Introduction of President's Pre-School For All Plan

PR Newswire, Nov 14, 2013

Planting the seeds

Stockton Record, Nov 07, 2013

As Healthy Families Shift Goes, So Goes Rural Expansion of Medi-Cal Managed Care

California Healthline, Nov 07, 2013

Advocates pile on criticisms of draft funding formula regulations

EdSource, Nov 05, 2013

Bright and Early

Stockton Record, Nov 04, 2013

Seeking ways to boost the futures of children who live in poverty

LA Times, Nov 04, 2013

Report: First Eight Years Crucial for CA Kids

Public News Service, Nov 04, 2013

CA Schools Transition to Historic New Funding System

Scoop San Diego, Oct 18, 2013

Common Core explanations

Santa Maria Times, Oct 16, 2013

Q&A: In 21st Century Economy, Why Every Student 'Needs a Great Education'

New American Media, Oct 11, 2013

California Truancy Rates At Crisis Level; Bay Area Hit Hard

CBS SF Bay Area, Oct 01, 2013

Poverty Rate Holding Steady, But Fewer Children Uninsured

New American Media, Sep 26, 2013

Benchmarks set for rollout of new school funding formula

California Forward, Sep 23, 2013

Calif. Law Allows Minors To Remove Embarrassing Pics On Social Media Sites

CBS Los Angeles, Sep 23, 2013

Ranks of uninsured declined nationally in 2012

Desert Sun, Sep 18, 2013

States tackle chronic absence in schools

Stateline, Sep 16, 2013

ASK EMILY: Will Obamacare marketplace insurance plans meet your needs?

The Press Enterprise, Sep 12, 2013

Foster Kids, Children in Orphanages at Higher Risk for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

KQED, Sep 09, 2013

School standards: Jerry Brown's school funding reform still needs accountability

Mercury News, Aug 02, 2013

Local Control Funding Formula: Is there a new rulebook?

EdSource, Jul 30, 2013

California schools improving but still lagging, report says

EdSource, Jun 25, 2013

Low-income California Children Among Least Likely to Get Dental Care

KQED, Jun 25, 2013

Report: CA Shows No Improvement in Children's Well-Being

Scoop San Diego, Jun 24, 2013

California ranks low in child well-being; Northeast tops, report says

Los Angeles Times, Jun 24, 2013

California still ranked 41st in children's well-being

Sacramento Bee, Jun 24, 2013

Despite Promises, Key Autism Therapy Cut from Medi-Cal

KQED, Jun 18, 2013

Act now to revitalize school funding

SF Examiner, Jun 13, 2013

After historic win, much collective work lies ahead

EdSouce, Jun 13, 2013

New K-12 funding formula gets thumbs up from local school superintendents

Daily News, Los Angeles, Jun 11, 2013

It’s a deal: Brown, top lawmakers raise base funding in finance formula

EdSouce, Jun 11, 2013

Medicaid Expanded for Former Foster Youth - If They Don’t Leave the State

New American Media, May 27, 2013

Supporters Sound Alarm Against Delay in Expanding Medi-Cal

New America Media, May 04, 2013

Autistic children losing services in state health insurance transition, parents say

San Jose Mercury News, Apr 29, 2013

Major restructuring of school funding proposed

Public News Media, Apr 25, 2013

Democratic senators offer alternative to Brown's funding formula

EdSource, Apr 23, 2013

Groups calling for pause in transition

California Healthline, Apr 08, 2013

Paradise Lost - California is not too big to fail

The Weekly Standard, Mar 11, 2013

Calif.'s youth incarceration among highest in the nation, ineffective

KFWB, Feb 27, 2013

California ranks 11th in nation in youth incarceration rate, report shows

San Jose Mercury News, Feb 27, 2013

Advocacy group backs governor's plan for education

Central Valley Business Journal, Jan 31, 2013

Herdt: Facing California's top challenge

Ventura County Star, Jan 29, 2013

Calif. budget aims to change education funding

Bloomberg Businessweek, Jan 11, 2013

Calif. budget aims to change education funding

San Jose Mercury News, Jan 10, 2013

Viewpoints: California must confront how money is allocated to schools

Sacramento Bee, Jan 10, 2013

The new budget: A study in low-balling and restraint

Capitol Weekly, Jan 09, 2013

EdWatch 2013: School finance reform redux

EdSource Extra!, Jan 04, 2013

Resolving to transform our school finance system

EdSource Extra!, Jan 03, 2013

Schools labor to build pathways to work as youth employment drops

The Alamedan, Dec 06, 2012

About 850,000 California youth are "disconnected," report shows

San Jose Mercury News, Dec 03, 2012

Unemployment on the Rise Among California Youth

Annenberg TV News, Dec 03, 2012

For dropouts, a way to drop back in

Los Angeles Times, Dec 03, 2012

No School, No Job: CA's "Disconnected Youth" Increasing

Californa News Service, Dec 03, 2012

Disparities persist for children's well-being, study says

California Watch, Oct 10, 2012

Health, well-being of California's children varies widely based on where they live, a new study reveals

San Jose Mercury News, Oct 09, 2012

Ventura County does well in score card on child well-being

Ventura County Star, Oct 09, 2012

Imperial Valley improves on idicators of children's well-being

Imperial Valley Press, Oct 09, 2012