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Why California’s New Grading System For Public Education Should Matter To You!

April 21, 2016

National School Testing ranks California schools almost last in US annual test scores. As the demographics of California students continues to shift to majority low-income and students of color, will California’s new Grading System be good enough to close the Achievement Gap? Will we usher in a system that puts Equity at the center for…

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What Can Students Do When Given a Voice in Their Schools?

October 15, 2015

Two years ago, California for Justice student leaders fought to have their voices to be heard in the passage of the Local Control Funding Formula – driving more resources to students with the most needs. Since then, students have continued to flex their power in making sure the state and their school districts listen to…

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Californians for Justice Wins Student Advisory Committees

June 23, 2015

Student leaders have achieved an incredible feat in the last year. In four districts across the state, students have fought for, and won the creation of student led budget decision-making bodies within their districts. In some regions, students are breaking ground in the state, piloting projects California schools have never tried. In Long Beach, Oakland,…

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