January 2020

Proposition 98 Overview

Governor's Budget Contains $3.7 Billion in Proposition 98 Spending Proposals

(In Millions)

K-12 Education 
LCFF adjustments $1,206
COLA for select categorical programs (2.29 percent)a 126
Child nutrition reimbursement rate increase 60
Other 6
Subtotal ($1,398)
One Time 
Educator Workforce Investment Grants $350
Community school grants 300
Opportunity grants 300
Special education preschool grant 250
Grants to address school staffing shortages 193
Teacher Residency Grant Program 175
Stipends for teachers in hard-to-staff subject areas and schools 100
Inclusive Early Education Expansion Program 75
Classified School Employees Credentialing Program 64
Literacy grants 53
CCEE information campaign 18
Computer science resources for educators 18
Refugee student services 15
Other 10
Training for school food service workers 10
Special education research and workgroups 1
Subtotal ($1,932)
Total K-12 Education ($3,329)
California Community Colleges 
COLA for apportionments (2.29 percent) $167
Enrollment growth (0.5 percent) 32
Apprenticeship instructional hours 28
COLA for select categorical programsb 22
California Apprenticeship Initiative 15
Food pantries 11
Legal services for undocumented and immigrant students 10
Dreamer resource liaisons 6
Instructional materials for dual enrollment students 5
Subtotal ($296)
One Time 
Funding for current-year apprenticeship costs $20
Work-based learning initiative 20
Deferred maintenance 17
Pilot program for diverse faculty hiring 15
Part-time faculty office hours 10
Zero Textbook Cost Degrees 10
Subtotal ($93)
Total California Community Colleges ($388)
Total Spending Proposals $3,717
a Applies to special education, state preschool, child nutrition, mandates block grant, services for foster youth, adults in correctional facilities, and American Indian education.
b Applies to the Adult Education Program, apprenticeship programs, CalWORKs student services, campus child care support, Disabled Students Programs and Services, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services, and mandates block grant.
LCFF = Local Control Funding Formula. COLA = cost of living adjustment.
CCEE = California Collaborative for Educational Excellence.