SB 1174, The California Education for a Global Education Initiative

State Senator Ricardo Lara authored Senate Bill 1174, passed by the Legislature with bipartisan support and signed by Governor Jerry Brown in 2014, thus placing the Act on the November 2016 California General Election ballot as the “California Education for a Global Economy Initiative.”

Supporters of SB1174

Broad-based early support for SB1174 included:

  • Association of California Administrators
  • California Association for Bilingual Education
  • California School Board Association
  • California Teachers Association
  • Californians Together
  • EdTrust West
  • First 5 LA
  • Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce
  • San Diego State University
  • San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • United Way of Greater L.A.

Fiscal Impact

Legislative fiscal analysis on the Fiscal Effect of SB1174:

  • One-time General Fund costs in the range of $275,000 to $660,000
  • One-time General Fund costs of approximately $115,000, and ongoing costs of approximately $48,000