California Severely Underinvests in K-12
- New York invests $24,342 per student, with 12.65 students per classroom
- California invests $10,484 per student, with 22.53 students per classroom
By Rachel Barkin
If you are familiar with the #MeToo movement, you may have come across the term “hush money.” Actress Rose McGowan was offered $1 million of hush money from Harvey Weinstein to sign a non-disclosure agreement after speaking out about sexual harassment claims. The unfortunate reality is that hush money is not only prevalent in Hollywood, but in every industry from food corporations to law firms. Continue reading “Prevent Discrimination and Harassment in CA Workplaces”
In California in 2017, “Only 50.8 percent of foster youths graduated, and 28.8 percent — more than a quarter — dropped out”.
California just about spends more money on a high-school dropout in his first year in prison than during his entire K-12 education ($80,000 per prison inmate, per year versus $11,400 per student, per year, 2018-19 budget).
Well-established research demonstrates the first three years of a child’s life are critical to a child’s positive brain development and future.
An 18-year old in California can’t buy a beer (must be 21 years of age) but can buy a rifle or a shotgun.
An 18-year old also can’t buy a handgun (must be 21 years of age) in California but can buy a rifle or a shotgun.
September 2018 Update:
Congratulations!! Governor Brown signed both 2018 state bills to protect our California coast on the Click My Cause Two-Tap App! Thank you for tapping on your phones for our coast!!