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Last Updated: 2/19/2010
Budget Issue: Governor proposes funding several career technical education (CTE) programs, of which roughly half have detailed programmatic requirements and half have had such requirements removed.
Program: California Department of Education
Finding or Recommendation: Recommend consolidating all high school CTE funding ($427 million) and eliminating programmatic requirements while monitoring certain related student outcomes.
Further Detail

For more detail, please see the "Recommend Extending Flexibility Provisions to Additional Categorical Programs" section of The 2010-11 Budget: Proposition 98 and K-12 Education report and the "Recommendations" section of the Year-One Survey: Update on School District Finance and Flexibility report.