A blog for the informed discussion of California's education policy challenges.

Recent Posts

Sep 29th, 2010
David N Plank | 08:05 AM
For nearly 30 years PACE has worked to sponsor a productive conversation about the education policy choices facing California, by bringing academic research to bear on the key policy questions and challenges facing our state.  We have done this in traditional ways, by publishing policy briefs and convening seminars and conferences in Sacramento and throughout California.  For years PACE’s signature publication...
Sep 28th, 2010
William Perez | 02:06 PM | Immigration & ELL
Often missing in the public discourse about immigration is the 1982 landmark Supreme Court case of Plyler v. Doe. Relying on the equal protection clause of the 14th amendment, the Court ruled that undocumented children could not be denied a public education due to their immigration status. Presently, the Plyler decision protects the educational rights of approximately 1.5 million children under 18 years of age . The...
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