Crucial Issues in California Education, 2006: Rekindling Reform

. Policy Analysis for California Education. November 2006.

Crucial Issues in California Education, 2006 provides the education community with an overview of key policy topics grounded in lessons learned from recent research and practice. Authors locate issues within the context of the state’s standards and accountability system and current fiscal realities. Each chapter includes demographic and historic perspective, data and analysis, and proposals for long-term structural remedies. Crucial Issues serves as a dynamic reference volume for anyone interested in today’s education policy landscape.

State Strategies To Improve Low-Performing Schools: California's High Priority School Grants Program

Thomas Timar. Policy Analysis for California Education. September 2006.

Tom Timar is an Associate Professor of Education at U.C. Davis. He has spent much of his career focusing on education policy and governance, and school finance. He is the author of a new study which examines how schools spent High Priority Schools Grant (HPSG) Program funds.

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