|Budget Issue:||Governor proposes cutting CalWORKS Stage 3 child care by $123 million, eliminating roughly 18,000 slots.|
|Program:||California Department of Education|
|Finding or Recommendation:||Reject proposal, as it would terminate child care for some of the state's neediest families. Instead, lower eligibility ceilings for CalWORKS Stage 3 child care from 75 percent to 60 percent of state median income, preserving services for state's neediest families. We estimate this would save about $15 million and eliminate about 4,000 slots.|
For more detail please see the "Child Care Slots" section of our report, The 2010-11 Budget: Proposition 98 and K-12 Education.