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Last Updated: 2/19/2010
Budget Issue: Non-CalWORKs child care.
Program: California Department of Education
Finding or Recommendation: Reduce eligibility ceiling from 75 percent to 60 percent of state median income for $115 million savings. Capture $60 million for state savings, redirect $55 million to expand child care access for lowest income families. Results in net loss of about 8,000 slots.
Further Detail

For more detail please see the "Child Care Slots" section of our report, The 2010-11 Budget: Proposition 98 and K-12 Education.