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Santa Clara County Voter’s Guide On Children’s Issues

Even though they do not vote, the nearly 438,000 children living in Santa Clara County deserve elected officials who understand how funding and policy decisions impact their lives. Too often, children are lost in a long list of priorities. However, decisions made today about investing in children’s safety, health, education and economic security have long-term […]

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Oct 0
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Information on Santa Clara County Measure A

With the elections coming up this November, it’s important to take a look at what’s on the ballot. What is Measure A? Measure A is an extension of an existing one-eighth cent sales tax passed by the voters in 2012. Measure A will secure approximately $50 million annually for County services including public safety, trauma […]

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Sep 0
Sep 0

Getting Down To Facts – Again

Earlier this week saw the release of the Getting Down To Facts II studies from Stanford University Graduate School of Education and Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE). The full suite of 36 studies and accompanying policy briefs and resources are available here. It’s an enormous body of work that has been synthesized into six […]

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Aug 0
Aug 0

Santa Clara County Office of Education releases Early Learning Facilities Study

Santa Clara County Officeof Education (SCCOE) has just released its report of its study into the current state of early learning facilities in the county (here). The study found that there are nearly 32,000 children ages 0-5 years in Santa Clara County that are in need of, yet do not have access to, licensed, quality […]

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