California Proposition 28 (2022): Art and music K-12 education funding

In Politics by Michael Rae

California’s Proposition 28 on the November 2022 ballot would create dedicated annual funding for arts and music programming and personnel in schools by requiring the state to dedicate at least 1% of annual state and local revenues that local education agencies (traditionally a public board of education) receive under Proposition 98 (1988).

Prop. 28 would also direct a higher proportion of this dedicated funding to schools with a concentration of low-income students. Larger schools, with 500 or more student, would have to use 80% of the funding for employing teachers and 20% for training and materials.

Fiscal Impact

Proposition 28 would require