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SFSF Calculation Methodology

State Fiscal Stabilization Fund Calculation Methodology for fiscal year 2008-09.
State Fiscal Stabilization Fund Calculation Methodology –
Categorical Program Reduction (Select Programs)

Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) that applied will receive federal State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) funding to offset reductions to state general purpose (e.g. revenue limits) and categorical programs funding reduced pursuant to Section 34 of Senate Bill 4 (Chapter 12, Statutes of 2009, Third Extraordinary Session, SBX3 4), Assembly Bill 56 (Chapter 31, Statutes of 2009, Third Extraordinary Session, ABX3 56) and Control Section 28 of the Budget Act of 2009. Detailed SFSF Entitlements are available on CDE’s Web site.

The following provides, for a select number of programs, a description of the calculations made to determine each LEA’s share in categorical program reductions pursuant to Section 34 of SBX3 4. This information is provided to help LEAs understand the methodology used to calculate their SFSF entitlement and is not intended to establish an obligation on the part of LEAs to use SFSF funding for the specific programs. A chart is provided below that lists the original appropriation amount from the 2008–09 Budget Act (September 2008) and the revised appropriation amount after the SBX3 4 reduction.

Adult Education and Regional Occupational Centers/Programs (ROC/P): For each program, calculated each LEA’s proportionate share by dividing the amount each LEA received to operate the program in 2007-08 (as determined at the Annual R1 reporting period, certified July 2, 2009) by total LEA receipts, exclusive of CalWORKs funding. (CalWORKs funding was not reduced pursuant to SBX3 4.) The result for each LEA was multiplied by the appropriation amount from the 2008-09 Budget Act enacted in September 2008 and the revised amount pursuant to SBX3 4. The difference is the portion of an LEA’s SFSF entitlement attributed to losses in adult education and/or ROC/P funding.

Apprenticeship: Calculated using 2008–09 Annual data the amount of funding that would have been provided at the September 2008 Budget Act funding level. This amount was compared to actual Apprenticeship funding provided at 2008–09 Annual (February 19, 2009). The difference is the portion of an LEA’s SFSF entitlement attributed to losses in Apprenticeship funding.

Community Day School Additional Funding: Calculated each LEA’s proportionate share by dividing the amount each LEA received to operate the program in 2007–08 (as determined at the Annual R1 reporting period, certified July 2, 2009) by total LEA receipts. (Funding for mandatory expelled pupils was excluded from this calculation.) The result for each LEA was multiplied by the appropriation amount from the 2008–09 Budget Act enacted in September 2008 and the revised amount pursuant to SBX3 4. The difference is the portion of an LEA’s SFSF entitlement attributed to losses in community day school additional funding.

Gifted and Talented Education (GATE): Calculated using 2008–09 P-2 data the amount of funding that would have been provided to each LEA at the September 2008 Budget Act funding level. This amount was compared to actual GATE funding provided at 2008–09 P-2 (July 2, 2009). The difference is the portion of an LEA’s SFSF entitlement attributed to losses in GATE funding.

Supplemental Instruction (SI) Programs: For each of the four SI programs calculated each LEA’s proportionate share by dividing the amount each LEA received to operate the program in 2007–08 (as determined at the Annual R1 reporting period, certified July 2, 2009) by total LEA receipts. The result for each LEA was multiplied by the appropriation amount from the 2008–09 Budget Act enacted in September 2008 and the revised amount pursuant to
SBX3 4.

Program

Budget Item

2008-09 Budget Act (September 2008)*

2008-09 Budget Act (Revised February 2009 pursuant to SBX3 4)*

Adult Education

6110-156-0001(1)

$772,560,000

$653,744,000

Apprentice

6110-103-0001

$19,577,000

$16,566,000

Community Day School Additional Funding

6110-190-0001

$51,999,000

$44,002,000

GATE

6110-124-0001

$55,345,000

$46,883,000

ROC/P

6110-105-0001(1)

$482,985,000

$408,704,000

SI– California High School Exit Exam

6110-104-0001(1)

$251,295,000

$212,647,000

SI – Retained and Recommend for Retention

6110-104-0001(2)

$60,695,000

$51,360,000

SI – Low Star

6110-104-0001(3)

$21,181,000

$17,924,000

SI – CORE

6110-104-0001(4)

$87,618,000

$74,143,000

*includes amounts deferred to fiscal year 2009–10

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Last Reviewed: Monday, May 4, 2015

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