January 2018

Proposition 98 Overview

2018-19 Changes in Proposition 98 Spending

(In Millions)

2017-18 Revised Proposition 98 Spending $75,211
Technical Adjustments  
Make LCFF adjustments $122
Make other adjustments -11
Adjust categorical programs for 0.3 percent decline in attendance -19
Remove prior-year one-time spending -2,181
Subtotal (-$2,089)
Fund early education expansion (one time) $125
Increase Standard Reimbursement Rate by 3 percent 32
Provide 2.51 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) 28
Add 2,959 full-day slots starting April 1, 2019 8
Subtotal ($193)
K-12 Education  
Fully implement LCFF $2,883
Provide per-student discretionary grants (one time)a 921
Provide 2.51 percent COLA for some categorical programsb 106
Fund county and regional support for low-performing districts 70
Augment funding for Charter School Facility Grant program 28
Support the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence 7
Support Southern California Regional Occupational Center (one time) 3
Provide additional funding for Student Friendly Services 1
Subtotal ($4,018)
California Community Colleges  
Fund high school CTE initiative through Strong Workforce program $212
Hold districts harmless for transition to new apportionment funding formula 175
Provide 2.51 percent COLA for apportionments 161
Fund new online college ($100 million one time, $20 million ongoing) 120
Fund deferred maintenance and instructional equipment (one time)c 81
Fund 1 percent enrollment growth 60
Fund AB 19 fee waivers for first-time full-time students 46
Fund consolidated financial aid program 33
Provide 2.51 percent COLA for some student support programsd 33
Provide additional funding for prior-year Apprenticeship costs (one time) 31
Fund Innovation Awards (one time) 20
Increase funding for Apprenticeship Programs 14
Fund adult education data system alignment 5
Fund certified nursing assistant program (one time) 2
Subtotal ($992)
Total Changes $3,114
2018-19 Proposed Proposition 98 Spending $78,324
a Budget appropriates a total of $1.8 billion for this purpose, including $504 million in 2017-18 funds, $200 million in unspent prior-year funds, $89 million in settle-up funds (scored as a Proposition 2 debt payment), and $43 million in 2016-17 funds.
b Applies to special education, preschool, child nutrition, mandates block grant, services for foster youth, adults in correctional facilities, and American Indian education.
c Budget appropriates a total of $275 million for this purpose, including $184 million in 2017-18 funds and $11 million in settle-up funds (scored as a Proposition 2 debt payment).
d Applies to Apprenticeship Programs, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services, mandates block grant, Disabled Students Programs and Services, CalWORKs student services, and campus child care support. Includes a 4.1 percent COLA for the Adult Education Block Grant.
LCFF = Local Control Funding Formula. CTE = Career Technical Education.