- Requires supplemental payments to local school districts and community colleges to address recent
- Annual payments begin in 2011-12.
- Payments are funded from the state's Budget Stabilization Fund until the total amount has been paid.
- Payments to local school districts will be allocated in proportion to average daily attendance and may
be used for classroom instruction, textbooks and other local educational programs.
- Fiscal impact would depend on how current constitutional provisions would otherwise be interpreted.
- Potential state savings of up to several billion dollars in 2009-10 and 2010-11.
- Potential state costs of billions of dollars annually thereafter.
- A YES vote on this measure means:
state would make supplemental
payments to schools and
community colleges beginning in
2011-12. These payments would
replace other payments the state
might otherwise be required to
make in earlier years.
- A NO vote on this measure means:
- The state would not
make supplemental payments to
schools and community colleges,
and instead make other payments
as required under current law.
- Summary of Arguments FOR Proposition 1B:
- The budget crisis has
cut $12 billion from our
schools. Over 5,000 teachers have
been laid off, thousands more
are threatened. Prop. 1B starts
the process of paying our schools
and community colleges back as
economic conditions improve.
Our future depends on the
investment we make in educating
- Summary of Arguments AGAINST Proposition 1B:
- No argument against
Proposition 1B was
- Contact FOR Proposition 1B:
- Andrea Landis
Kaufman Campaign Consultants
1510 J Street, Suite 210
Sacramento, CA 95814
- Contact AGAINST Proposition 1B:
- No contact information was
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