Budget, State

  1. October 15 Deadline to Reduce Deferrals Passes with No Relief Package

    The 2020–21 Enacted State Budget includes language that gives the Director of the Department of Finance (DOF) discretion to avert cuts in
  2. 2020 Legislative Year Wrap-Up

    Wednesday, September 30, 2020, marked the end of an unprecedented legislative year that saw extended recesses and a significantly reduced
  3. Proposition 98—The Road Ahead

    More and more we hear about how unique this pandemic-induced recession is when compared to recessions of the past. Recent unemployment data
  4. Ask SSC . . . Are the Learning Loss Mitigation Funds Restricted to the Student Populations That Generate Those Funds?

    Q. Are the Learning Loss Mitigation funds in the 2020–21 Enacted State Budget restricted to the population of students that generate those
  5. By the Way . . . CDE Posts Learning Loss Mitigation Entitlements

    Following its posting of the assurances required by each local educational agency (LEA) before receiving Learning Loss Mitigation funds
  6. COVID-19 Decimates State Revenues, Education Funding

    In a letter issued by the Department of Finance (DOF) this morning in advance of Governor Gavin Newsom’s May Revision release scheduled for
  7. Preliminary Approval Granted for Flexibility in Use of Federal Funds

    On April 13, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education granted preliminary approval to California’s request for flexibility in using federal
  8. It’s Time to Batten Down the Hatches

    How many of us have been on a wooden ship in stormy seas? We may feel like that is what we are going through with the current pandemic, when
  9. Department of Finance Provides Update to the Legislature

    On April 10, 2020, Keely Bosler, Director of the Department of Finance (DOF) issued an interim fiscal update to state policy makers on the
  10. Coronavirus and Considerations for Instructional Minutes and ADA

    Local educational agencies (LEAs) across the state are preparing for the prospect of closing schools or reduced student attendance due to