Read the CBP's Analysis of the 2014-15 Budget Package
This report examines the budget agreement signed by Governor Brown last week, highlighting its major provisions as well as key proposals not included in the budget package.
CBP Releases Statement on Budget Agreement
Executive Director Chris Hoene calls the 2014-15 budget agreement announced by Governor Brown and legislative leaders “only a
very small step toward much-needed reinvestment in California's families and communities.”
Five Things You Need to Know About California’s Child Care and Development System
This new CBP report looks at the current state of subsidized child care and preschool in California and highlights the need for reinvestment.
Op-Ed: Will State Leaders Keep Promise of New School Funding Formula?
The CBP’s Jonathan Kaplan writes in the Sacramento Bee about why policymakers need to act to ensure transparency in school districts' use of dollars targeted to disadvantaged students.
Fact Sheet: Requirements for Approving Key Legislative Actions in California
This easy-to-read table highlights the rules for approving more than a dozen legislative actions, from passing a budget bill to amending the state Constitution.
From State to Student: How State Disinvestment Has Shifted Higher Education Costs to Students and Families
A new CBP report looks at the decline in state support for the California State University and the University of California over the past generation.