AB 1186 (Bonilla – D)

Establishes a block grant for purposes of implementing the adopted common core academic content standards. Requires the Superintendent to allocate block grant funds to school districts, county offices of education, and charter schools on the basis of prior year enrollment. School districts, county offices and charter schools must use funds for purposes including professional development of teachers, administrators, and paraprofessional educators, as well as instructional materials and integration of standards through technology-based instruction. Also requires adoption of an expenditure plan by local educational agencies, with expenditure reports made to the California Department of Education on or before January 1, 2015.