New Workload and Funding for the California Department of Education (CDE)
2019-20 Governor's Budget (In Thousands)
|Workload Proposal||Positions||Funding||Recommendation and Rationale|
|Review, approve, and provide technical assistance regarding district plans for providing behavioral restraints to students in danger of harming themselves or others. Pursuant to Chapter 998 of 2018 (AB 2657, Weber).
||1||$138||Approve. Helps CDE implement recent legislation. Funding is ongoing.|
|Expand capacity for child care and preschool program implementation and monitoring.||12||1,669||Withhold recommendation. To date, administration has not submitted detailed budget documentation.
|Provide technical assistance to districts identified as having poor outcomes for students with disabilities on either the new School Dashboard or under a revised federal formula for monitoring district compliance with special education law.
||3||452||Withhold recommendation. To date, the administration has not provided sufficient documentation to evaluate the proposal.|
|Fund Instructional Quality Commission (IQC) to update content standards and curriculum frameworks for visual and performing arts and world languages. Also fund the development of a model curriculum in ethnic studies. Pursuant to Chapter 647 of 2016 (AB 2862, O'Donnell), Chapter 643 of 2016 (AB 2290, Santiago), and Chapter 327 of 2016 (AB 2016, Alejo).
||--||279||Approve. Helps IQC implement recent legislation. Funding is one time.|
|Support implementation of the Career Technical Education Incentive Grant Program, which was made ongoing pursuant to Chapter 32 of 2018 (AB 1808, Committee on Budget).
||2||275||Approve. Helps CDE implement recent legislation.|
|Make permanent two temporary positions used to support the development and implementation of state and federal accountability systems.
||2||271||Approve. Helps CDE comply with state and federal law.|
|Provide technical assistance to county offices of education in developing and implementing local inter-agency plans for the care of foster youth. Pursuant to Chapter 815 of 2018 (AB 2083, Cooley).
||1||142||Approve. Helps CDE implement recent legislation.|
|Provide one additional position to review the waivers districts submit when they experience a reduction in student attendance or loss of instructional days due to natural disasters or other emergencies.
||1||105||Approve. The number of waiver requests submitted to CDE has grown notably in recent years.|
|Develop best practices for reviewing and approving school safety plans and post these on CDE's website. Pursuant to Chapter 806 of 2018 (AB 1747, Rodriguez).
||--||53||Approve. Helps CDE implement recent legislation. Funding is one time.|
|a Funded by Non-Proposition 98 General Fund (ongoing), unless otherwise indicated.|