January 2019

Proposition 98 Overview

2019-20 Changes in Proposition 98 Spending

(In Millions)

2018-19 Revised Proposition 98 Spending $77,867
Technical Adjustments  
LCFF (backfill prior-year costs covered with one-time funds) $475
Categorical programs (declining attendance) -19
Other prior-year one-time spending -421
Other adjustments 141
Subtotal ($176)
COLA (3.46 percent) $41
2,959 full-day slots added in April 1, 2019 (annualize cost) 27
Non-LEA programs (shift to non-Proposition 98 funding) -297
Subtotal (-$229)
K-12 Education  
LCFF adjustment for districts and charter schools (attendance and COLA)  $2,027
Grants for schools with large concentrations of students with disabilities 390
COLA for select categorical programs (3.46 percent)a 146
LCFF adjustment for county offices of education (attendance and COLA)  9
Standardized school district accounting system (replacement) 3
Subtotal ($2,575)
California Community Colleges  
COLA for apportionments (3.46 percent) $248
College Promise fee waivers (extend program to sophomores) 40
COLA for select student support programs (3.46 percent)b 32
Enrollment growth (0.55 percent) 26
Student Success Completion Grants (caseload adjustment) 11
Legal services for undocumented students 10
Strong Workforce Program (portion of costs shifted to one-time funds) -77
Subtotal ($290)
Total Changes $2,813
2019-20 Proposition 98 Spending $80,680
Applies to special education, child nutrition, mandates block grant, services for foster youth, adults in correctional facilities, and American Indian education.
Applies to Adult Education, Apprenticeship Programs, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services, mandates block grant, Disabled Students Programs and Services, CalWORKs student services, and campus child care support.
LCFF = Local Control Funding Formula. COLA = cost-of-living adjustment. LEA = local education agency.