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Title III Immigrant Education

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.

Funds are available to eligible local educational agencies (LEAs) to provide supplementary programs and services to eligible immigrant students. The purpose of the program is to assist these students to achieve grade-level and graduation standards.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
LEAs that experienced a 5 percent or greater growth in the enrollment of eligible immigrant students in 2006 as compared to the average of the eligible immigrant enrollments of 2004 and 2005 are eligible to apply.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
LEAs scheduled for a formula subgrant of $10,000 or more may apply via the Consolidated Application. LEAs scheduled for a subgrant of less than $10,000 must apply as a member of a consortium. The total funding of the consortium members must equal $10,000 or more.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible
Age Level(s)
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, & 21

Funding

Legal
Authority
No Child Left Behind, Title III; Budget Item 6110-125-0890(3)
Source / Type Federal / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2007-08
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
4201 / 8290
Total Available $23,791,050
Recipient
Amount
$90 per eligible student
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula LEAs will receive an estimated $90 for each eligible immigrant student reported in the March 2006 Student National Origin Report (SNOR).

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
April 30, 2007
Due Date June 30, 2007
Expected
Notification Date
October 31, 2007

Additional Information

Application http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r22/imm07rfa.asp
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/el/t3/immigrant.asp
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/nclbtitleIII.asp
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/imm07result.asp
Other LEAs eligible for direct funding are asked to accept or decline funds via Part I of the Consolidated Application by June 30, 2007. LEAS that are required to apply as a member of a consortium must submit an application to the Language Policy and Leadership Office. Consortium Applications are due on or before June 30, 2007. LEAs that fail to respond by the deadline cannot be guaranteed funding for 2007-08.

Contacts

Program Michele Anberg-Espinosa
Phone : 916-323-4872
E-mail : MAnbergEspiniosa@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Jim Shields
Phone : 916-319-0267
E-mail : jshields@cde.ca.gov
Division Professional Learning Support Division
Phone : 916-319-0845
Fax : 916-319-0138

Last Modified: October 5, 2011

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Sacramento, CA 95814

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