July 2017

Proposition 98 Overview

2017-18 Proposition 98 Changes

(In Millions)

2016-17 Revised Spending $71,390
Technical Adjustments  
Make LCFF adjustments $151
Adjust categorical programs for changes in attendance -6
Make other adjustments -188
Subtotal (-$43)
Increase Standard Reimbursement Rate by 6 percent $61 
Annualize April 1, 2017 rate increases 44 
Annualize January 1, 2017 preschool slot increases 24 
Provide cost-of-living adjustment 16 
Add 2,596 full-day slots
 Subtotal ($151) 
K-12 Education  
Increase LCFF funding for school districts and charter schools  $1,362 
Provide per-student discretionary grants (one time) 877 
Provide cost-of-living adjustment for select categorical programsa  65 
Augment funding for after school programs 50 
Help classified employees become teachers (one time) 25
Fund Career Technical Education Pathways program 15 
Expand refugee student services (one time) 10 
Add mandated reporter training to mandates block grant
Increase LCFF for county offices of education
Offer training for bilingual teachers (one time)
Create free online history/social science curriculum (one time) 
Support Southern California Regional Occupational Center (one time)
Fund online educational resources
Fund Equity Performance and Improvement Teams (one time)
Fund California-Grown School Meals Program (one time)
Develop electronic LCAP template and dashboard application (one time) 0.4 
Subtotal $2,441 
California Community Colleges   
Augment apportionments (above growth and cost-of-living adjustment) $184 
Provide cost-of-living adjustments for select programsb 104 
Fund deferred maintenance and instructional equipment (one time) 77 
Fund guided pathways initiative (one time)c 64 
Fund 1 percent enrollment growth 58 
Increase Full-Time Student Success Grant 25 
Create Community College Completion Grant Program 25 
Fund Innovation Awards (one time) 20 
Augment Online Education Initiative 10 
Develop statewide integrated library system (one time)
Augment Part-Time Faculty Office Hours Program
Provide direct state support for veterans resource centersd 5
Fund Umoja Programd 3
Subtotal $584
Total Changes $3,134
2017-18 Enacted Spending $74,523
a Applies 1.56 percent increase to special education, child nutrition, services for foster youth, adults in correctional facilities, and American Indian education.
b Applies 1.56 percent increase to apportionments, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services, Disabled Students Programs and Services, CalWORKs student services, mandates block grant, and support for certain campus child care centers. Of the increase, $98 million is for apportionments.
c Budget also includes $86.3 million in settle-up funding for this purpose.
d In addition to the amounts reflected in the table, these programs might receive state funding through other community college student support programs.
LCFF = Local Control Funding Formula. LCAP = Local Control and Accountability Plan.