It is the intent of the Legislature that all funding for categorical programs that are funded according to formulas based on indicators of pupils' needs shall be based on district counts of pupils meeting the criteria for the programs. It is further the intent of the Legislature to use the information gained from the reports required by this act to revise and update the funding formulas for categorical programs, as necessary, to ensure that funding is distributed to school districts based on updated indicators of pupils' needs.
(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 922, Sec. 171.)