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Articles by Anna Challet

Study: Wealth of Calif. Nonprofits Not Evenly Spread Throughout State

The San Francisco Bay Area has less than a fifth of the state’s total population, but has nearly half of the assets of all the state’s nonprofits.
category Economy

CA Ethnic Voters Tip Scales in Support of Medi-Cal for the Undocumented

Just over half of the state's voters support extending Medi-Cal coverage to undocumented immigrants, according to new survey findings.
categories HealthImmigrationPolitics

Project Based Learning Brings Community Into the Classroom

Recent graduate Priscilla Cervantes says assignments at L.A. School of Global Studies routinely had students engaging with their communities.
category Education

New ‘Express Lane’ Links Food Stamp Recipients to Health Care

A new program under the Affordable Care Act gives Californians who receive food stamps "express lane eligibility" to health care.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth

Parent Engagement, Not Just Involvement, Key to LCFF Success

Education reform advocates say the difference between parent involvement and parent engagement could make or break California’s new school funding law.
categories EducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsPoliticsYouth

No Application Required for CalFresh Participants to Enroll in Medi-Cal

About 600,000 Californians who qualify for CalFresh also qualify for Medi-Cal but are not enrolled in the program.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthYouth

Fewer Kids Uninsured, But Coverage for Latino Children Lags

A new report shows the number of uninsured children is declining, but there are still over 5 million uninsured kids in the country, and they remain disproportionately Latino.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

In CA, Will New Education Funds Reach the Students Who Need It Most?

Will school districts be held accountable for how they choose to spend new state dollars intended for California's neediest students?
categories EconomyEducationPolitics

Who’s Afraid of the Common Core? Not California

California schools are now implementing a new educational standard called the Common Core. Here's what it will mean for students.
category Education

Support for Marijuana Legalization Grows in CA — What’s Next?

For the first time, over half of Californians are expressing support for the legalization of non-medical marijuana.
categories Arts & CultureBusinessGreen NewsPolitics
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