What is Prop 98?
Proposition 98 is the voter-approved constitutional budget guarantee for public education. In simple terms, the measure guarantees that no less than 40 percent of the General Fund each year will be spent on K-12 education and community colleges.
The nonpartisan Legislative Analyst's Office has put together an easy-to-understand guide on how Proposition 98 works.
Click here to read "Proposition 98 Primer" from the Legislative Analyst's Office.
Click here to watch a video from the Legislative Analyst's Office explaining Proposition 98.