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Map it! Check Missed Revenue in your School

Use the map below to locate schools, then click on the dot to see that school’s enrollment, revenue limit, and, where provided, the attendance and revenue lost last school year. Every student has a value — a monetary one — in K-12 public education in California. Each year, the Department ... Read More »

Statewide Basic Aid Funding Maps

A KPBS/Watchdog Institute investigation found that some of California’s public school districts have received thousands more dollars in per pupil funding than other publicly funded schools in less affluent neighborhoods. Read the report. And the increases come mostly from local property tax dollars. The districts, more than a third of ... Read More »

Funding Maps for Basic Aid Districts

A KPBS/Watchdog Institute investigation found the budgets of eight of San Diego County‚Äôs 42 public school districts have been steadily increasing in recent years despite state cuts to education. Some of them provide thousands more dollars in per pupil funding than other publicly funded schools in less affluent neighborhoods. Read ... Read More »

Whooping Cough in California by County

Click on a county to view the number of cases of pertussis reported and rate of incidence for 2010. The California Department of Public Health included pertussis cases with onset from January 1 through December 31, 2010 as reported to the department by local health jurisdictions. Darker colors on the ... Read More »

Green energy grants in California

Check out the list of green energy grants in lieu of tax credits to companies and people in California as of June 17, 2010. The U.S. Department of the Treasury administers the program under The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Read the story We'll let you know when ... Read More »