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What is California Forward?

If we only had a few seconds to describe ourselves to someone we were riding an elevator with, this is exactly what we would say READ MORE »

Data Summit: Should local governments embrace open data?

That was one of many topics asked and answered this week in Long Beach at the latest California Forward and Code for America co-sponsored Regional Data Forums. READ MORE »

VIDEO: California Community Colleges create task force on jobs

The 24 member group is charged with developing policies to prepare more students for existing high value jobs and to promote job creation with workforce training. READ MORE »

Data Summit: Appallicious founder on importance of open data

As tech experts gather to kick off the first regional open data event on Wednesday in Long Beach, we hear from last year's attendee Yo Yoshida on why he founded his company and why open data as a movement is important READ MORE »

Reforms need time and leadership, board has power to sustain both

Average tenure of superintendents across the country has dropped slightly to 3.2 years for large urban districts. Is this a trend that we should be concerned about? READ MORE »