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First Interim Status Report FY 1996-97


List of Negative and Qualified Certifications
School Districts and County Offices of Education
1996-97 First Interim Report
Negative Certification

A negative certification is assigned to a school district or county office of education when it is determined that, based upon current projections, it WILL NOT meet its financial obligations for the remainder of 1996-97 or 1997-98.

There are no negative certifications.
Qualified Certification

A qualified certification is assigned to a school district or county office of education when it is determined that, based upon current projections, it MAY NOT meet its financial obligations for 1996-97, 1997-98, or 1998-99.

There are 11 school districts with qualified certifications:

District County Total Budget ($)
Central Unified
Fresno
32 million
Brawley Union High School
Imperial
8 million
Acton-Agua Dulce Unified *
Los Angeles
9 million
Inglewood Unified *
Los Angeles
72 million
San Gabriel Unified
Los Angeles
22 million
Lagunitas Elementary
Marin
2 million
Needles Unified
San Bernardino
8 million
Meridian Elementary
Sutter
400,000
Lewiston Elementary
Trinity
1 million
Alpaugh Unified *
Tulare
2 million
Richgrove Elementary *
Tulare
3 million

* The county office of education changed the district's positive certification to qualified.

NOTE: After the close of the First Interim Report period, the Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools invoked Education Code Section 42127.6 for the Centinela Valley Union High School District ($27 million budget). This section of the law allows the county superintendent to take the necessary actions consistent with a Qualified certification to ensure that the district is able to meet its financial obligations.

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