January 2022

Proposition 98 Overview

2022-23 Changes in Proposition 98 Spending

(In Millions)

2021-22 Revised Proposition 98 Spending $99,064
Technical Adjustments  
LCFF baseline adjustments $82
Prior year one-time spending -11,620
K-12 categorical programs (declining attendance)a -145
Other adjustments -24
Subtotal (-$11,706)
Proposition 98 Reserve Deposit $3,061
K-12 Education  
Expanded Learning Opportunities Program $3,400
LCFF attendance adjustments (-2.19 percent) and COLA (5.33 percent) 2,106
New LCFF adjustment for declining enrollment 1,200
Transitional Kindergarten expansion 639
Universal school meals implementation 596
Special Education base rates 500
Literacy coaches and reading specialists (one time) 500
Transitional Kindergarten lower staffing ratios 383
COLA for select categorical programs (5.33 percent)b 352
State Preschool adjustment factor for students with disabilities 198
Annualization of State Preschool rate increases 166
After school program ratesc 149
Training on early identification of learning disabilities (one time) 60
Charter school facilities upgrades 30
Otherd 25
Subtotal ($10,304)
California Community Colleges  
COLA for apportionments (5.33 percent) $409
Part-Time Faculty Health Insurance Program 200
Student enrollment and retention strategies (one time) 150
Health care pathways for English learners (one time) 130
Facilities maintenance and instructional equipment (one time)e 109
Student Success Completion Grants (caseload adjustment) 100
COLA for select categorical programs (5.33 percent)f 53
Intersegmental curricular pathways software (one time) 25
Technology security 25
Enrollment growth (0.5 percent) 25
Equal Employment Opportunity Program 10
Financial aid administration 10
NextUp foster youth program 10
A2MEND program 1
Umoja program study (one time) g
Subtotal ($1,257)
Total Changes ($2,916)
2022-23 Proposition 98 Spending $101,980
a Applies to special education, child nutrition, and K-12 mandates block grant.
b Applies to the Foster Youth Program, American Indian Early Childhood Education, Special Education, State Preschool, Child Nutrition, Child and Adult Care Food Program, Charter School Facility Grant Program, American Indian Education Centers, and K-12 mandates block grant.
c Backfills rate increases for After School Education and Safety Program and 21st Century Community Learning Centers programs that were provided in 2021-22 with one-time federal funds.
d Includes funding for California College Guidance Initiative, Agricultural Vocational Education, Personnel Management Assistance Teams, Expanded Learning Opportunities Program infrastructure for arts and music, and School Breakfast Start Up Grant Program.
e Budget also includes $182 million for this purpose in 2021-22, and $97 million in 2020-21.
f 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 California Community College mandates block grant.
Reflects $179,000.
COLA=Cost-of-Living Adjustment. LCFF=Local Control Funding Formula.
A2MEND=African American Male Education Network & Development.