California Fair Share

A grassroots campaign to make sure everyone gets a fair shot, pays their fair share and plays by the same rules

California Fair Share, Public School Officials Call on Gov. Brown to Sign Early Learning Budget Agreement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                       … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Conference Committee Agreement on Pre-K Funding a Modest Step Forward

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                       CONTACT: Jason Pfeifle                                             … Continue reading

June 12, 2014

TONIGHT: Early Learning Workshop for Parents, Educators, and Providers

Join us tonight at 5:30pm at our office 1314 H Street in downtown Sacramento for the Early Learning Workshop! RSVP for the event here:  With Raising California Together, we’re hosting a … Continue reading

May 29, 2014

Gov. Brown’s Budget Fails to Invest in Early Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 13, 2014 CONTACT: Jason Pfeifle, 510-844-6884, jason@fairshareonline.org IN REVISED BUDGET, GOV. BROWN BUCKS NATIONAL TREND, FAILS TO INCLUDE NEW MONEY FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION Across the … Continue reading

May 13, 2014

REPORT: Early Education Cuts Crime, Saves Money

Report: Early childhood education programs could cut crime and save money in Merced County By Ana B. Ibarra, Merced Sun Star, May 11, 2014 Investing in high-quality early education programs … Continue reading

May 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

Boston Globe: Fund early education, as Oklahoma does

Fund early education, as Oklahoma does By Yvonne Abraham, Boston Globe, If only Massachusetts were more like Oklahoma. You read that right. Not, of course, the Oklahoma that botched an … Continue reading

May 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

OP-ED: Invest Early in All Our Children

As we expand access to early childhood education, we must recognize that children with special needs will require more intensive support than others. Opinion Editorial by MaryLee Allen and Daniel Hains, Children’s … Continue reading

May 2, 2014

FIELD POLL: CA Voters Want Free Preschool for All

California voters approve state paying for universal preschool, poll finds By Sharon Noguchi and Jessica Calefati, San Jose Mercury News, April 14, 2014 Reflecting the growing national focus on preschool, … Continue reading

April 25, 2014

Grab your strollers and march

Governor Brown is making revisions to his budget right now. We need to make sure that the revised budget prioritizes early education. Half of our three and four year olds … Continue reading

April 23, 2014