July 2022

Proposition 98 Overview

2022-23 Budget Act Contains $37 Billion in Proposition 98 Spending Proposals

In Millions

K-12 Education  
Additional LCFF increase above COLA $4,320
Expanded Learning Opportunities Program 3,000
New LCFF adjustment for declining attendance in school districts 2,816
LCFF growth and COLA (6.56 percent) 772
School transportation 637
Transitional kindergarten expansion 614
Child nutrition reimbursement rate increase 612
Universal school meals implementation 596
Special education base rate increase 500
Transitional kindergarten lower staffing ratios 383
COLA for select categorical programsa 360
State Preschool rate increase for three-year olds. 240
Annualization of State Preschool rate increases 166
After school program ratesb 149
COE LCFF increase above COLA 101
Classified School Employee Summer Assistance Program 90
State Preschool adjustment factor for students with disabilities 73
Special education extraordinary cost pools 14
California College Guidance Initiative 9
California Newcomer Education and Wellbeing (CalNEW) 5
Seal of Civic Engagement 5
Special education technical assistance leads 2
Agricultural vocational education 2
COE support for charter schools in differentiated assistance 2
Single-district COE base grants for differentiated assistance 1
Standardized Account Code Structure system replacement project 1
Subtotal ($15,470)
Learning Recovery Emergency Block Grant $7,936
Arts, Music, and Instructional Materials Discretionary Block Grant 3,634
Green school bus grants 1,500
Community schools 1,133
School kitchen upgrades 700
Golden State Pathways Program 500
LCFF adjustment for declining attendance in charter schools 413
California Pre-Kindergarten Planning and Implementation Grant Program 300
Teacher and counselor residency programs 250
Literacy coaches and reading specialists 250
Inclusive Early Education Expansion Program 250
Dual enrollment access 200
Community Engagement Initiative 100
Math and science professional development 85
EWIG for English learners and students with disabilities 35
Classified School Employee Summer Assistance Program 35
Charter School Facility Grant Program 30
Teacher residency technical assistance center 20
Reading and literacy supplementary authorization grant 15
Model curricula development 14
State Preschool family fee waivers 11
Anti-bias grants 10
California College Guidance Initiative 4
Center on Teaching Careers 2
Extended hold harmless for Paradise Unified 2
Wildfire-related property tax backfill 2
Special education inclusive practices resources 2
Otherc 1
Subtotal ($17,433)
Total K-12 Education $32,904
California Community Colleges  
Apportionments base increases (beyond COLA) $600
COLA for apportionments (6.56 percent) 493
Student Success Completion Grantsd 250
Part-Time Faculty Health Insurance Program 200
Select categorical programs COLAe 64
NextUp foster youth program 30
Enrollment growth (0.5 percent) 27
Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement program 26
Cybersecurity 25
Extended Opportunity Programs and Servicesf 35
Student Equity and Achievement Program 25
Disabled Student Programs and Services 25
California College Promise grant expansion (to returning students) 25
Student basic needs 20
Apprenticeship program (credit rate) 20
Rising Scholars Network 15
Classified Employee Summer Assistance Program 10
Equal Employment Opportunity program 10
Financial aid administration 10
AANHPI Student Achievement Program 8
Puente program 3
A2MEND program 1
Umoja program 1
Foster parent education program 1
Subtotal ($1,923)
Facilities maintenance and instructional equipment $841
COVID-19 block grant 650
Student enrollment and retention strategies 150
Health care pathways for English learners 130
Common course numbering implementation 105
Cybersecurity 75
Transfer reform implementation 65
Equitable Placement and Completion Grant Program 64
Kern CCD new California Renewable Energy Center 50
California Healthy School Meals Pathways Program 45
Riverside CCD Technical Trade Center land acquisition 33
Hire Up Pilot Program 30
Native American Student Support and Success Program 30
Intersegmental pathways portal 25
Emergency financial assistance for AB 540 students 20
Cerritos College new student services building 16
Merced College Agri-food Technology and Engineering Workforce Collaborative support 15
San Bernardino CCD television partnership 15
Los Angeles Mission College new biotechnology facility 10
College of the Redwood new allied health education center 10
Los Angeles CCD California Center for Climate Change Education operations 5
Chaffey College new academy training facility 4
American River College veterans resource center 3
San Diego Miramar College veterans resource center 3
Irvine Valley College veterans resource center 3
Riverside CCD Military Articulation Platform 2
Los Rios CCD Prison and Reentry Education Program support 2
Los Angeles Valley College new Valley Academic and Cultural Center 1
Taft College vocational center equipment 1
De Anza College Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute support 1
College of the Redwoods nursing program development 1
Umoja program study g
Subtotal ($2,401)
Total California Community Colleges $4,325
Total Spending Proposals $37,228
a Applies to the Foster Youth Program, American Indian Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Preschool, Child Nutrition, and K-12 mandates block grant. 
b 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. 
c Includes funding for Medi-Cal billing resource lead, English Language Proficiency Assessments for California study, and support for the administration of the physical fitness test. 
d Consists of $50 million for a caseload adjustment and $200 million to double the current award amounts. 
e Applies to the Academic Senate, Adult Education Program, CalWORKs student services, campus child care support, Disabled Students Programs and Services, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services, mandates block grant, part-time faculty compensation, and part-time faculty office hours. 
f Includes $10 million for Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education, a program within Extended Opportunity Programs and Services for single parents. 
Reflects $179,000.  
LCFF = Local Control Funding Formula, COLA = cost-of-living adjustment, COE = county office of education, EWIG = Educator Workforce Incentive Grant,  AANHPI = Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, A2MEND = African American Male Education Network and Development, CCD = community college district, AB = Assembly Bill.