Governor goes beyond minimum required under Proposition 98 to absorb $3.1 billion in districts' pension payments and address teacher shortage.
Assembly Bill 2808 sets a goal of $35 billion more in base spending for the Local Control Funding Formula; that would put California among the top 10 states in spending but without a deadline or means to reach it.
That's the recommendation of Rick Simpson, the Assembly's retired expert on school finance.
The proposed budget includes $30 million in incentives to attract new teachers.
They're hoping the governor's May budget revision brings an increase in school revenue.
The new Legislative Analyst’s Office projection for 2017-18 includes funding from Proposition 55.