We’ve done a lot research, talked to a lot of education experts, asked a lot of questions and done a lot of thinking. We aren’t education experts, but we’ve learned quite a bit along the way. Find out more about who we are, what we’ve done, and California’s education system by following the links below.
Want to know how Educate Our State all started? Check out Our Story.
Want to know what we stand for? We believe that there are a few fundamental building blocks that are required for an effective education system. Click here for an overview of our mission statement and platform or here for our detailed platform paper.
Want to know our stand on Weighted Student Formula? Please click here to read our letter to the Governor.
Have some questions about Educate Our State? Here are the answers to some Frequently Asked Questions.
Take our Education Pursuit Quiz to test your knowledge of California’s education system. We promise that some of the answers will surprise you!
Want to understand more about how California’s education system compares to the rest of the nation, how your district compares to others, how education if financed in our state, what needs to be fixed and why, plus more? We’ve handpicked some of the great resources that we’ve used to learn more about education in California, just for you. View our Background Primer.
Wondering How Did it Get this Way? Seth Rosenblatt discusses California’s education finances for Educate Our State.
Interested in being kept informed? Check out these sources for daily/weekly updates on California education News compiled by Educate Our State.
Thoughts on Public Education (TOP-ED) - Analysis, Opinion, and Discussion on California Education Policy Blog.
EdSource Today - Engaging Californians on Key Education Challenges Blog.
California Budget Bites - serving fresh policy news and views/one post at a time Blog from California Budget Project.
Legislative Analyst’s Office - California’s Nonpartisan Fiscal and Policy Advisor This link is to the Education: K-12 reports and publications for those who want to “get in the weeds”.
Rough & Tumble - A snapshot of California Public Policy and Politics.