By Matt Levin | Feb. 15, 2018
Over the past four decades, California middle-class incomes have stagnated, income inequality has grown, and more than half of Californians born that year made less than their parents did by…
By Matt Levin | Jan. 2, 2018
One way or another, two words are likely to dominate the complicated politics of California’s housing crisis in 2018: rent control. With the Legislature set to hold a key hearing,…
By Matt Levin | Oct. 23, 2017
California’s African-American students are struggling with standardized tests. Statewide, only one in three black public school students passed the English portion of this year’s exam,...
By Matt Levin | Sept. 27, 2017
California leads once again in something no state wants to boast about: the highest poverty rate in the country.
By Matt Levin | Aug. 2, 2017
It seems like a simple solution. Raise what you pay doctors for treating low-income patients, and they’ll treat more of them. All those waits for appointments and physician shortages that…
By Matt Levin | July 10, 2017
It's early, but it looks like good news for public health advocates.
Across ethnicities and economic status, girls outperform boys on English in standardized tests.
Nearly a decade removed from the depths of the Great Recession, a staggering 38 percent of California’s 18 to 34-year-olds still live with their parents.
A slow-moving emergency is lapping at California’s shores— climate-driven sea-level rise that experts now predict could elevate the water in coastal areas up to 10 feet in just 70 years.
By Matt Levin | April 19, 2017
It seems like a simple question: How many African-American boys scored proficient on California’s math test? Go ahead, try to answer it. I’ll wait while you Google. You’ll probably end up here, at...