How to support public education in

California

Know the Issues

These are the challenges and opportunities facing public education in California.

Education Funding

Education Funding

Fully funding public schools is the only way to ensure all students get the education they deserve, regardless of ZIP code.

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Educator Salary

Educator Salary

Fair wages allow educators to provide for their families and do what they love without going into debt. Fact: 1 in 5 educators must take a second job to get by. This is not sustainable.

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Health Care

Health Care

Without quality healthcare, many students can’t come to school ready to learn. We support expanding Medicaid and CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program), improving the Affordable Care Act and repealing the tax on employee-sponsored health insurance.

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They side with students

These elected officials support public education in your state.
Gov. Gavin Newsom (D)
Governor
Rep. Jared Huffman (D)
U.S. House, 2nd Dist.
Rep. John Garamendi (D)
U.S. House, 3rd Dist.
Rep. Mike Thompson (D)
U.S. House, 5th Dist.
Rep. Doris Matsui (D)
U.S. House, 6th Dist.
Rep. Ami Bera (D)
U.S. House, 7th Dist.
Rep. Paul Cook (R)
U.S. House, 8th Dist.
Rep. Jerry McNerney (D)
U.S. House, 9th Dist.
Rep. Josh Harder (D)
U.S. House, 10th Dist.
Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D)
U.S. House, 11th Dist.
Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D)
U.S. House, 12th Dist.
Rep. Barbara Lee (D)
U.S. House, 13th Dist.
Rep. Jackie Speier (D)
U.S. House, 14th Dist.
Rep. Eric Swalwell (D)
U.S. House, 15th Dist.
Rep. Jim Costa (D)
U.S. House, 16th Dist.
Rep. Anna Eshoo (D)
U.S. House, 18th Dist.
Rep. Katie Hill (D)
U.S. House, 25th Dist.
Rep. Julia Brownley (D)
U.S. House, 26th Dist.
Rep. Judy Chu (D)
U.S. House, 27th Dist.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D)
U.S. House, 28th Dist.
Rep. Tony Cardenas (D)
U.S. House, 29th Dist.
Rep. Brad Sherman (D)
U.S. House, 30th Dist.
Rep. Pete Aguilar (D)
U.S. House, 31st Dist.
Rep. Grace Napolitano (D)
U.S. House, 32nd Dist.
Rep. Ted Lieu (D)
U.S. House, 33rd Dist.
Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D)
U.S. House, 34th Dist.
Rep. Raul Ruiz (D)
U.S. House, 36th Dist.
Rep. Karen Bass (D)
U.S. House, 37th Dist.
Rep. Linda Sanchez (D)
U.S. House, 38th Dist.
Rep. Gil Cisneros (D)
U.S. House, 39th Dist.
Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D)
U.S. House, 40th Dist.
Rep. Mark Takano (D)
U.S. House, 41st Dist.
Rep. Maxine Waters (D)
U.S. House, 43rd Dist.
Rep. Nanette Barragan (D)
U.S. House, 44th Dist.
Rep. Katie Porter (D)
U.S. House, 45th Dist.
Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D)
U.S. House, 47th Dist.
Rep. Harley Rouda (D)
U.S. House, 48th Dist.
Rep. Mike Levin (D)
U.S. House, 49th Dist.
Rep. Juan Vargas (D)
U.S. House, 51st Dist.
Rep. Scott Peters (D)
U.S. House, 52nd Dist.
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Take action

Here's what you can do to support public education where you live.

1

Hold them accountable

For every child to have the opportunity to succeed, politicians must fight for quality public schools. Pledge to help us hold your elected officials accountable to California's students!

2

Spread the word

Post on social media to show your support for strong public schools.

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