California Fair Share

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

Monthly Archives: January, 2014

Preschool is Top Issue for California Lawmakers

Pre-kindergarten expansion shapes up as key budget issue By Dan Walters, The Sacramento Bee, Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 As Gov. Jerry Brown’s new budget was receiving its initial legislative airing last … Continue reading

January 27, 2014

NEW STUDY: Pre-K Can Eliminate Achievement Gap

High-quality preschool for poor kids under 3 would eliminate achievement gap By Beth Hawkins | MinnPost | 01/20/14 Talk about your cost-benefit analysis: A newly published study co-authored by a University of … Continue reading

January 23, 2014

Underenrollment Challenges in Preschool: Not Enough Butts in Seats

More than a quarter of state-funded preschool seats went unfilled this year By Michael Alison Chandler, Washington Post, January 19, 2014 Prince William County qualified for enough state funding this … Continue reading

January 21, 2014

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@cafairshare interns Paulette Greenhouse and Jay Rivera complete a poster prior to today's 2 PM press conference at Congressman Ami Bera's Rancho Cordova district office, to urge Congressional leaders to stop cuts to education. We did it! @CAFairShare State Director Patrick Stelmach (center), with interns Paulette Greenhouse and Jay Rivera celebrate after gathering 206 signatures in a few rainy hours at American River College in Sacramento on Nov. 21. Join the fight to stop cuts to education. Sign the petition online:
@livinginthegridlock #kidsnotcuts @CAFairShare communications intern Jay Rivera talks to an American River College student about the impact of a proposed $6.9 billion in cuts to education at a petition drive Nov. 21. Join the fight and sign the petition online: