Assessments would be administered to students in Spring 2019.
Brown guards local control and is wary of more spending and collecting more data.
The program is part of a statewide effort focused on early education.
An increase in state funding will allow for the enrollment expansion.
Here are key totals, new spending for preschool, K-12, and community colleges.
Funding is 50 times what the governor initially proposed in the budget.
State Legislature considering several education-related bills.
The budget supports preschool and programs for infants and toddlers.
The governor has pushed for a more fiscally conservative budget.
Spending would increase for preschool and child care for low-income families.
Gov. Jerry Brown has urged legislators to be fiscally conservative.
The budget supports a community college program but not a service for K-12 students.
In his budget remarks, he questioned the need for uniform metrics.
Money would pay for some recommendations of statewide task force.