Charter Currents

Charter Currents: Draft Budget Trailer Bill Defers Expanded Learning, Shorts Transitional Kindergarten Funding

Eric Premack

Founder & Executive Director

Category: Law & Policy
February 4, 2022

Governor Newsom’s staff posted 103 pages of draft K-12 education budget “trailer” legislation this week, fleshing out some key details of his proposed 2022-23 state budget. The trailer bill includes several remarkable twists, especially related to independent study and delaying a mandate to offer expanded learning. CSDC addressed most of the governor’s proposals during our recent webinar, while this article summarizes and explains the key new items of interest to charter schools revealed in the trailer bill.