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Ellen Hanak Water Policy Center Director Addresses The Sacramento Press Club

Ellen Hanak Water Policy Center Director Addresses The Sacramento Press Club

May 5, 2015

April 30th, 2015 California officials are grappling with how to respond to California’s epic drought, and so are researchers. PPIC senior fellow Ellen Hanak has been tasked with heading up the public policy think tank’s new Water Policy Center. Hanak started PPIC’s research program on water policy in 2001 and has published numerous reports and [...]

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PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education

April 27, 2015

April 23, 2015 PPIC’s latest survey looks at Californians’ perceptions of major reforms being implemented in the state’s public K–12 schools: the Local Control Funding Formula, the Common Core State Standards, and the Smarter Balanced assessments. It also examines concerns about educational inequities and views on school funding and revenues. PPIC researcher Lunna Lopes will outline these [...]

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The New Reality: Addressing California’s Water Challenge

The New Reality: Addressing California’s Water Challenge

April 27, 2015

Live webcast of USC Schwarzenegger Institute/PPIC Forum on Calif. Emergency Drought Measures Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, the USC Schwarzenegger Institute and Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) Water Policy Center to host “The New Reality: Addressing California’s Water Challenge,” an informative forum that will explore how California leaders, agencies and residents are coping with the [...]

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