Here are key totals, new spending for preschool, K-12, and community colleges.
Proposition 98 channels new revenue to schools to partially make up for past cuts.
Governor proposes adding 2,500 part-time preschool slots.
Other non-education programs and services could be cut.
The architect of California's funding law has died at 73.
Along with re-electing Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday, voters awarded him one of his campaign priorities: strengthening the state budget’s rainy day fund. Proposition 2 passed easily.
Gov. Jerry Brown won’t have key education groups helping him make the case to voters for a bigger and more restrictive state rainy day fund. The most he can count on is they won’t actively campaign against it.
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.