portal-caCalifornia is home to over 10,000 K-12 public schools serving more than one in 10 of all students in the United States. California can be lauded for its ground-breaking experiment in weighted student funding (LCFF), a commitment to accountability and standards innovation, and the support of an invested research and advocacy community. A rise in the English learner population without the infrastructure yet in place to support them, growing teacher shortages and teacher equity gaps, and a comparatively low investment in public education makes it is increasingly important for California families, advocates, and policy-makers to work together for the success of all students. Partners for’s network includes several national and local partners in the state, including several members of the Equity and Excellence Commission.