With only half of California students applying, hundreds of millions of dollars in financial aid is potentially going untapped. Our California Financial Aid Tracker allows you to see how well California high schools and districts are doing in getting students to complete applications for college financial aid.
The Common Core State Standards and statewide assessments scheduled for 2014-15, The Education Trust-West has created an easy to use checklist to help districts and schools equitably implement the Common Core. Visitors will also find additional resources based on best practices nationally and in California.
In July 2013, California dramatically reformed the way we fund our schools. The new law, the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), replaces an outdated and unfair education funding system. In order to ensure LCFF keeps it promise of educational justice, we need your help. Join our campaign. Send letters to our state leaders. Tell them not to let special interests take money away from the kids who need it the most. Go to FairShare4Kids.org to learn more.