Attorney General No.
Secretary of State No.
Amends state law to require that a grant of $1,000.00 be awarded to the parent or guardian of each public school student in grades 2 through 11 with a score of proficient or higher on all portions of the California Standards Test administered pursuant to California's Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. Provides that California's Superintendent of Public Instruction shall determine qualifying scores for grant purposes, and provides for an annual appropriation from the General Fund to the Superintendent of Public Instruction to fund the required payments. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Annual state costs in the hundreds of millions of dollars to over $1 billion to provide grants to families of students performing well on standardized tests.
Billie Jo Aldrich-Fallert
Failed to Qualify
State Payments to Parents of Public School Children. Standardized Testing. Initiative Statute. California Initiative 1141 (2005).