This section provides a variety of tools that allow you to explore education data at the local, state and national level.
Use this searchable map to browse the tests result at the more than 3,700 California schools which have already conducted tests for lead.
A new state law requires California schools to test water for lead. This database shows the highest test result at the more than 3,700 schools which have already conducted tests.
Getting Down to Facts II finds strong support for education reforms but also obstacles to student achievement and a need for more funding.
Here are the take-aways from the studies on special education, funding needs, a teacher shortage, a data deficit, student mental health local control's unmet potential – and more.
Complaints that the state education data web site was too difficult to understand led to redesigned version.
Educators and the public do not have data that "in my view greatly improve students' performance and their ultimate employment," said Sen. Steve Glazer (D – Orinda), chair of the select committee on student success in the Senate.
Amid for-profit college closures, more student borrowers apply to the U.S. Department of Education to cancel their federal education loan debts.
Compare teacher salaries by experience and pay level for school districts in 6 Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara
Campaign finance data for the State Superintendent of Public Instruction Race for California, 2018
22.8 percent of the state's children are living below the poverty threshold
The California Department of Education adds warnings to its website of inaccurate chronic absenteeism data.
Continuation schools can be a last chance for a diploma, but state data shows many struggle to get students to attend each day.
Search and compare all California public schools, districts, cities and counties for data from the state's new school accountability dashboard.
Search EdSource's database to find the chronic absenteeism rate (the percentage of students who miss 10 percent or more of instructional days) for all California schools by grade level.