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Report

Teaching Hospitals

February 1, 1985 - University of California: Teaching Hospitals

Report

Student Transfers

February 1, 1985 - Transfer centers can be effective in increasing the transfer of students between the community colleges and four-year colleges. Nevertheless, our analysis of the Governor's transfer center proposal has identified two problems with it. First, the tripartite approach would require a good deal of coordination. Second, project ASSIST appears to be overfunded and resources are requested for it in the wrong budgets.

Report

The Instructional Materials Program: A Sunset Review

January 1, 1985 - This report is submitted pursuant to the "sunset" review procedures enacted by Chapter 1270, Statutes of 1983 (SB 1155). As part of the sunset process, Chapter 1270 requires the State Department of Education (SDE) to review the instructional materials program and submit its findings to the Legislature by December 1, 1983. Chapter 1270 also requires the Legislative Analyst to review the department's report and submit his own findings, comments, and recommendations regarding the program to the Legislature. The first chapter of this report describes the textbook adoption process. In Chapter II, we discuss the funding for local assistance and state operations in the instructional materials program. Chapter III consists of a commentary on the recommendations made by the SDE in its sunset review report. Chapter IV summarizes our conclusions regarding continuation of the instructional materials program.

Report

Demonstration Programs in Reading and Mathmatics: A Review

November 1, 1984 - This report was prepared pursuant to a requirement contained in Chapter 1270, Statutes of 1983 (SB 1155).

Report

Demonstration Programs in Reading and Mathematics: a Review

November 1, 1984 - This report was prepared pursuant to a requirement contained in Chapter 1270, Statutes of 1983 (SB 1155).

Presentation

Remarks to the California State University Executive Council

May 1, 1984 - Remarks to the California State University Executive Council, State University House, Los Angeles, California

Report

Overcrowded School Facilities

December 5, 1983 - A statement to the Assembly Education Committee hearing on overcrowded school facilities. The information in this testimony includes: (1) recent funding history, (2) funding needs for school construction, and (3) the funding and revenue outlook for 1984-85.

Report

Fiscal Effect of Senate Constitutional Amendment No. 4

December 2, 1983 - An overview of California's current system of school finance, description of the alternative system proposed by SCA 4 and summary of the measure's fiscal effect.

Report

General Fund Condition

November 8, 1983 - Statement by the Legislative Analyst to the Special Committee on Community Colleges regarding the General Fund condition and what it's prospects are for next year.

Report

An Overview of Community College Funding in California

October 26, 1983 - Statement to the Assembly Special Committee on Community Colleges responding to a series of concerns regarding community college finances including (1) levels of funding since 1977-78, (2) the current funding mechanism (SB 851), (3) 1983-84 funding levels, and (4) the $30 million course classification reduction of 1982-83.

Report

Higher Education Tuition and Fees

October 20, 1983 - Statement to the Senate Education Committee on the need for a long-term policy toward University of California and California State University tuition and fees, the criteria that could be used in setting tuition and fees, and the process that should be followed in adjusting tuition and/or fees.

Report

Remarks to the Conference Committee on SB 813

June 13, 1983 - Comparison of assembly and senate versions of SB 813 versus budget adopted by Conference Committee action to date as measured over Governor's proposed 1983-84 budget. Major difference between assembly and senate versions of SB 813 concerning:

  1. school apportionment COLAs,
  2. increase length of school day/year,
  3. Serrano equalization,
  4. minimum revenue guarantee,
  5. one-time funds (SB 1326),
  6. federal impact aid,
  7. special education—five year buyout of local General Fund contribution,
  8. instructional materials,
  9. minimum teacher salaries, and
  10. local revenue provisions.

Report

An Overview of K-12 School Finance in California

February 24, 1983 - An overview of California school finance, including significant changes since Proposition 13 and the outlook for fiscal year 1983-84. The material is organized in the order of (1) total education funding, (2) general aid funding, (3) categorical aid funding, and (4) school facilities funding.

Report

Community Education of Children Residing in State Hospitals

February 1, 1983 - The Departments of Developmental Services (DDS) and Mental Health (DMH) administer programs for developmentally and mentally disabled persons at 11 state hospitals. The State Department of Education (SDE) and local education agencies (county offices of education and school districts) are responsible for providing community-based education and related services to children with special needs.

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