Attorney General No.
Secretary of State No.
Requires the State to offer annual private-school scholarships for foster children eligible to attend kindergarten through twelfth grade. Amends Constitution to allow foster children to use these scholarships at religious schools, if they choose to do so. Limits the value of the scholarships to no more than the amount of state funding per pupil provided for charter school pupils. Requires each foster child in private school who has received the scholarship to take state-mandated academic tests. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local government: No impact on total education funding at the state level. Minor reduction in education costs at local public schools.
William E. Oberndorf
Failed to Qualify
ESTABLISHES PRIVATE SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR FOSTER CHILDREN. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE. California Initiative 1436 (2010).