"The Legislature and Governor clearly showed their strong and ongoing support of high-quality public education in California," Torlakson said. When we invest more in our students, we help them succeed on their way to 21st century careers and college. "This budget continues the strong growth in what I call the 'California Way,' where legislators, the Governor, education groups, the business community, and others are working closely together to keep improving our education system." The Legislature approved the budget on June 15, the date required by the State Constitution. Governor Brown's signature on Tuesday means the new state funding plan starts on July 1. California has the nation's largest public school system with more than 6.2 million students at nearly 10,000 public schools. Overall funding in Proposition 98-the voter-approved Constitutional guarantee for a minimum level of education funding-will go up to $74.5 billion, nearly $3 billion more than the current budget.
The budget also includes:
Source: California Department of Education
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