70% of children born into poverty will remain low-income as adults. Education has the potential to level the playing field for children, but we need to provide the supports to help low-income children attend and succeed in school. Inability to afford transportation to school is one of the most frequently cited barriers that low-income youth face in attending school.
Assembly Bill 1469, by Assemblymember Grayson, would help close the school achievement gap and increase opportunity for California’s poorest youth by providing free transportation to K–12 students who attend Title I schools. Learn more
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