Student Engagement

Growing Connections, Transforming Beliefs – Student Voice Campaign Research Brief.

The Student Voice Campaign emerged in 2014 from the belief that the more than 6 million California students – three-quarters of whom are from communities of color, more than...

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Keeping Students at the Heart – Student Engagement in Year 1 of LCFF.

This report focuses primarily on lessons, best practices, and challenges based on Californians for Justice’s experiences engaging youth in LCFF in four school districts: East Side Union High School...

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The Rise of Student Voice.

When the historic new school funding law, Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), passed in 2013 Californians for Justice (CFJ) stood ready to close the chapter on its decade-long campaign...

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No Knowledge, No College: Oakland High Students Rising to the Challenge.

From September 2010 to February 2011, CFJ students collected 500 surveys and conducted one-on-one interviews with students, parents, teachers and counselors. The survey was designed to look at the...

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LCFF Engagement Toolkit

The 2013-2014 school year was a historic turning point for students across California. The passage of the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) created a more equitable and flexible funding...

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