The state plans to bring back some programs that were eliminated during the great recession denying many learners many high quality services enjoyed by learners in the other states. There are other reforms by the government and the education sector in the 2014-1015 budgets to aid the ailing education sector. The reforms will help reinstate confidence in the education system in California state and assist students acquire competitive skills like their colleagues in the other states.
The education system in California has both public and private schools such as the University of California, California Community Colleges, public and private elementary schools, private colleges and universities, and, any high schools. California has the highest population in the US with many school students at all education levels. According to the 2005-2006, the state had around 6.2 million scholars in all school levels exerting pressure in public schools (McClanahan, 2011). The state lags behind in staffing and funding of education especially in the District of Colombia. The teacher-pupil ratio is also big with one teacher handling 21 students according to the 2005-2006 school year reports. Students from African America families are living below the poverty line and cannot fund their education fully. California public schools quality of education has declined in several dimensions since the 1970s with little intervention (Newfield &Lye, 2011). The state of education in California has declined greatly especially in public schools.
The state and the local districts many very huge cuts in the budgets of various schools due to the hard economic times. The leaders mostly try to find short-term solutions to the problems hoping that the economy will recover and do not want to make the hard reform choices. According to reports, 54% of the science teachers lack the necessary equipment for and materials to enable them do experiments and other learning activities