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California K-12 Report Card

February 1, 1994 - California K-12 Report Card

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California Update: Superior Court Invalidates Proposition 98 Funding Shifts

November 1, 1993 - California Update: Superior Court Invalidates Proposition 98 Funding Shifts

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California Update: Per Pupil Funding Under Proposition 98: What Do the Coming Years Hold?

October 1, 1993 - California Update: Per Pupil Funding Under Proposition 98: What Do the Coming Years Hold?

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Reform of Categorical Education Programs: Principles and Recommendations

April 1, 1993 - This report identifies problems with the existing system of categorical programs, establishes principles the Legislature should use in reforming categorical programs, and recommends consolidation and restructuring of a number of programs based on these principles.

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Fee Increases

February 1, 1993 - Fee Increases at California community Colleges.

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Faculty Workload

February 1, 1993 - CSU Faculty Workload: Reduction should be deferred another year.

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Enrollment Priorities

February 1, 1993 - California Community Colleges: Enrollment Priorities

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Los Angeles Unified School District: An Analysis of the 1992-93 Budget

December 28, 1992 - Los Angeles Unified School District: An Analysis of the 1992-93 Budget

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K-12 Education Funding—Ten Year History

October 8, 1992 - This fact sheet provides a 10-year funding history of K-12 education, updated to reflect the 1992 Budget Act and chaptered trailer legislation.

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Proposition 98—A Brief Look at the Current Situation

July 3, 1992 - In this report, we explain the current status of the Proposition 98 minimum funding guarantee, and review how other budget proposals that have already been advanced would affect the level of the guarantee for 1992-93. Finally, we discuss other options that may be considered to generate savings for 1992-93.

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Proposition 98--A Brief Look at the Current Situation

July 3, 1992 - Proposition 98--A Brief Look at the Current Situation

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Pupil Assessment

February 1, 1992 - Pupil Assessment

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CCC Transfer

February 1, 1992 - We recommend the enactment of legislation to establish a policy whereby the UC and the CSU would admit qualified freshmen but redirect a portion of them, on a voluntary basis, to enroll in specific community colleges, allowing annual state savings of approximately $25 million beginning in 1993-94.

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Paperwork Reduction in Schools

January 21, 1992 - Paperwork Reduction in Schools

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Sources and Uses of K-12 Education Funding Growth, 1982-83 Through 1991-92

August 21, 1991 - Over the past 10 years, total funding for K-12 education has increased significantly — growing from $12.7 billion in 1982-83 to $27 billion in 1991-92. After adjusting for inflation, the 1991 Budget Act results in a level of total funding per unit of average daily attendance (ADA) in 1991-92 that is 13 percent higher than the level of per-ADA funding in 1982-83, the year immediately prior to the enactment of SB 813 (the state’s major school funding and reform measure). In this issue paper we identify the major sources of this education funding growth and the specific uses to which school districts have put these funds, focusing on those program areas that have grown at higher-than-average rates.

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
 
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
 
Sara Cortez
(916) 319-8348
Early Education and Child Nutrition
 
Amy Li
(916) 319-8358
Special Education, Teachers and Administrators, School Facilities
 
Edgar Cabral
(916) 319-8343
Deputy Legislative Analyst: K-12 Education
 
Jennifer Pacella
(916) 319-8332
Deputy Legislative Analyst: Higher Education