Building A More Equitable and Participatory School System in California: The Local Control Funding Formula’s First Year
California’s landmark Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) dramatically changed the way the state funds its school districts, directing greater resources to districts serving large numbers of low-income students, English learners, and students in foster care. LCFF also shifted substantially more control to school districts and communities.
The report describes California’s first-year...| More >
This report begins with an overview of issues of poverty, immigration, gender, sexual orientation and culture as experienced by marginalized AAPI and AMEMSA boys and young men, before focusing more specifically on challenges they face with respect to the criminal justice and education systems.| More >
Final Report and Policy Platform for State Action (2012-2018). Assembly Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color in California
The report and action plan represent an actionable blueprint that moves the Boys and Men of Color Agenda forward. The report and action plan follow the original policy framework and emphasize the following issues: health and safety, education, juvenile...
PBI partnered with the California Endowment to host School Discipline and the Future on September 5, 2012. Leading policy experts participated in the panel discussion on school discipline in Fresno, California. This policy brief is the result of that discussion.| More >
Looks at the context of California's systemic failures, details lessons gleaned from research, explores the process for developing public will for change, argues for place-based solutions, highlights successful practices, and makes recommendations for policy change and intervention.| More >
This report is designed to help readers better understand some of the basic facts related to the diminished life chances for boys and men of color in California. By examining the differences in relative odds for different outcomes, we provide evidence of the link between poor outcomes in specific areas and diminished life chances for boys and young men of color. Progress on improving the odds...| More >