Among the findings of Children Now’s signature Report Card is that significant changes to children’s health care and education policies are required for California to regain its financial footing and safeguard its future economic competitiveness. The report assigns letter grades to individual issues, such as a “C” in early learning and development, a “D” in K-12 education, and a “D+” in health coverage. The only bright spot, a “B+” in afterschool programs, reflects the state’s national leadership in providing extended learning opportunities.
Overall, this is the worst grade point average the state has received in the 20 year history of Children Now’s Report Card.
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