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Hearing Handout

Regional Lead Roles in Statewide System of Support for School Districts

April 4, 2018 - Presented to Senate Committee on Education and Assembly Committee on Education

Hearing Handout

Overview of Local Control Funding Formula

March 22, 2018 - Presented to: Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 1 on Education Finance

Hearing Handout

Overview of the Statewide System of Support for School Districts

March 22, 2018 - Presented to Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 1 on Education

Hearing Handout

Online Community College Proposal

March 20, 2018 - Presented to Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 2 on Education Finance

Hearing Handout

Community College Apportionment Funding Formula

March 20, 2018 - Presented to Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 2 on Education Finance

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The 2018-19 Budget: Child Care Programs—Analysis of Governor’s Hold Harmless Rate Proposal

March 19, 2018 - In this post, we first provide background on the reimbursement rate used for certain child care providers. We then describe and assess the Governor’s related hold harmless provision and end by making associated recommendations.

Hearing Handout

High School Career Technical Education

March 8, 2018 - Presented to: Senate Budget Subcommittee No. 1 on Education Finance

Hearing Handout

Education Mandates

March 8, 2018 - Presented to Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 1 on Education

Hearing Handout

Overview of Proposition 98 Budget Proposals

March 8, 2018 - Presented to Senate Budget Subcommittee No. 1 on Education Finance

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The 2018-19 Budget: Grant Delivery System Replacement

March 6, 2018 - In this post, we analyze the Governor’s proposal to provide $7.4 million in 2018-19 for the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) to contract for a new Grant Delivery System. Below, we first provide background on the Grant Delivery System. We then describe and assess the Governor’s proposal and offer associated recommendations.

Hearing Handout

Overview of Special Education Funding in California

February 28, 2018 - Presented to Senate Committee on Education;Assembly Committee on Education;Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 1 on Education; and Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 2 on Education Finance

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History of Special Education Funding in California

February 27, 2018 - This post traces the history of state special education funding in California to better inform conversations about how this funding might be allocated going forward.

Hearing Handout

Overview of Proposition 98 Budget Proposals

February 21, 2018 - Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 2 on Education Finance

Hearing Handout

Overview of High School Career Technical Education

February 21, 2018 - Presented to Assembly Committee on Education; Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 2 on Education Finance; Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy; and Assembly Select Committee on Career Technical Education and Building a 21st Century Workforce

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The 2018-19 Budget: California Education Learning Lab

February 15, 2018 - In this report, we first provide background on online education at the California Community Colleges (CCC), California State University (CSU), and University of California (UC). We then describe the Governor’s proposal to create a new intersegmental online program, assess that proposal, and make an associated recommendation.

Education Staff

Jason Constantouros
(916) 319-8322
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine
 
Kenneth Kapphahn
(916) 319-8339
Proposition 98, School District Budgets, School Transportation
 
Paul Steenhausen
(916) 319-8303
California Community Colleges
 
Sara Cortez
(916) 319-8348
Early Education and Child Nutrition
 
Amy Li
(916) 319-8358
Special Education, Teachers and Administrators, School Facilities
 
Lisa Qing
(916) 319-8306
California State University, Student Financial Aid
 
Michael Alferes
(916) 319-8338
Local Control Funding Formula, Charter Schools, Alternative Schools, High School Career Technical Education
 
Edgar Cabral
(916) 319-8343
Deputy Legislative Analyst: K-12 Education
 
Jennifer Pacella
(916) 319-8332
Deputy Legislative Analyst: Higher Education