Click here to see EdSource Today’s interactive graphic of the budget the Legislature passed Friday. The Legislature on Friday passed a $96.3 billion budget plan for the state that includes a shift in how California funds schools and contains significant funding for education. Schools and community colleges will receive $55.3 billion under the voter-approved school funding guarantee. The total is $1.2 billion less than schools received last fiscal year. However, the state has been paying off much of the Prop. 98 debt owed to schools for late payments in past years. Eliminating that debt will free up money for programmatic spending.

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  1. Eric Premack 3 years ago3 years ago

    Cool graphic. Would be interesting to show Department of Corrections and MediCal funding too.

  2. navigio 3 years ago3 years ago

    Prop 30 voter information guide:

    The revenue generated by the measure’s temporary tax increases would be included in the calculations of the Proposition 98 minimum guarantee—raising the guarantee by billions of dollars each year. A portion of the new revenues therefore would be used to support higher school funding, with the remainder helping to balance the state budget.

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    • navigio 3 years ago3 years ago

      Perhaps I am being too subtle? From the piece above: "Proposition 98: Schools and community colleges will receive $55.3 billion under the voter-approved school funding guarantee. The total is $1.2 billion less than schools received last fiscal year." And according to one analysis done by John Mockler for prop 30, the prop 98 per pupil funding was supposed to increase from $7,955 in 12-13 to $8,130 in 13-14. ($9,126 in 14-15, $9,767 in 15-16 and $10,148 … Read More

      Perhaps I am being too subtle? From the piece above:

      Proposition 98: Schools and community colleges will receive $55.3 billion under the voter-approved school funding guarantee. The total is $1.2 billion less than schools received last fiscal year.

      And according to one analysis done by John Mockler for prop 30, the prop 98 per pupil funding was supposed to increase from $7,955 in 12-13 to $8,130 in 13-14. ($9,126 in 14-15, $9,767 in 15-16 and $10,148 in 16-17).

      In the words of Johnny Rotten, “Ever get the feeling you’ve been cheated?”