Staff
Sara Cortez
(916) 319-8348
Special Education, Preschool, and Child Nutrition
Kenneth Kapphahn
(916) 319-8339
Proposition 98, School District Budgets, School Transportation
Lisa Qing
(916) 319-8306
California State University, Student Financial Aid
Paul Steenhausen
(916) 319-8303
California Community Colleges
Ian Klein
(916) 319-8336
University of California; College of the Law, San Francisco; California State Library
Michael Alferes
(916) 319-8338
Local Control Funding Formula, Charter Schools, Alternative Schools, High School Career Technical Education
Edgar Cabral
(916) 319-8343
Deputy Legislative Analyst: K-12 Education
Jennifer Pacella
(916) 319-8332
Deputy Legislative Analyst: Higher Education


Publications

Education

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Funding Higher Education Capital Outlay

February 19, 1997 - Funding Higher Education Capital Outlay


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Analysis of the 1997-98 Budget Bill, Capital Outlay Chapter

February 18, 1997 - Analysis of the 1997-98 Budget Bill, Capital Outlay Chapter


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Analysis of the 1997-98 Budget Bill, K-12 Education Chapter

February 18, 1997 - Analysis of the 1997-98 Budget Bill, K-12 Education Chapter


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Analysis of the 1997-98 Budget Bill, Higher Education Chapter

February 18, 1997 - Analysis of the 1997-98 Budget Bill, Higher Education Chapter


Report

Class Size Reduction

February 12, 1997 - The Legislature and the Governor created the Class Size Reduction (CSR) program as part of the 1996-97 Budget Act. The 1997-98 Governor's Budget proposes expansion of the CSR program to four grades in the budget year. We identify our major findings and recommendations to the Legislature.


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(1) Class Size Reduction: A First Look at Implementation, and (2) Economic and Revenue Developments

December 13, 1996 - (1) Class Size Reduction: A First Look at Implementation, and (2) Economic and Revenue Developments


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Class Size Reduction: A First Look at Implementation

December 1, 1996 - The Legislature and the Governor created the Class Size Reduction (CSR) program as part of the 1996-97 Budget Act. The program is intended to increase educational achievement by reducing statewide average class size from 28.5 to no more than 20 in up to three grades from kindergarten through third.


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Proposed Settlement Agreement of CTA v. Gould

June 3, 1996 - Proposed Settlement Agreement of CTA v. Gould


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Analysis of the 1996-97 Budget Bill, Capital Outlay Chapter

February 21, 1996 - Analysis of the 1996-97 Budget Bill, Capital Outlay Chapter


Report

The Cal Grant Program

February 21, 1996 - The Cal Grant Program


Report

School Safety Initiative

February 21, 1996 - School Safety Initiative


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Revenue Limit Review

February 21, 1996 - Revenue Limit Review


Report

Healthy Start

February 21, 1996 - Healthy Start


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Rethinking the State's Approach to Deferred Maintenance

February 21, 1996 - The current system of funding ongoing maintenance and deferred maintenance creates counterproductive fiscal incentives that encourage the University of California, the California State University, and the California Community Colleges to defer needed maintenance. We recommend specific steps the Legislature should take to resolve the existing backlogs in deferred maintenance and the underfunding of regular maintenance.


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Community Colleges Contract Education

February 21, 1996 - Community Colleges Contract Education