Most of Governor's Proposed Discretionary Funding Would Not Count Towards Mandates Backlog
LAO Estimates of K-12 Backlog (In Millions)
|Governor's Proposed Discretionary Funding||$1,757|
|Funds Counted Toward Backlog||$287|
|Funds Not Counted Toward Backloga||$1,469|
|a Includes (1) $220 million deducted as part of a recent agreement with the federal government over Medi-Cal billing practices and
(2) $1.2 billion provided to districts in excess of their mandate backlogs.