July 2018

K-12 Education

Effect of Discretionary Funding on K-12 Mandates Backlog

LAO Estimates (In Millions)

2017-18 Backlog $871
One-Time Discretionary Funding $1,092
Funds counted toward backlog 202
Funds not counted toward backloga 890
2018-19 Backlog $668
a Consists of (1) $145 million deducted as part of an agreement with the federal government over Medi-Cal billing practices and (2) $745 million provided to districts in excess of their mandate claims.