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International Baccalaureate

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

International Baccalaureate (IB) provides funding to participating public high schools and middle schools that offer the IB Program. Funding can be used to cover ongoing costs of professional development required by the program and subsidize fees for exams for eligible students.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Public high schools and middle schools that offer the IB Diploma Program and the IB Middle Years Program are eligible. High schools that have the highest level of students from low-income families and high schools that have been awarded affiliate status from the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO)) are given priority. Funding for 2007 is only available to currently funded agencies.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
If funds are insufficient to fully fund all grants authorized, annual grants must first be allocated to those schools that were funded in the prior year and in the amount of the prior year's grant.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
California Education Code sections 52920-52922; Budget Item 6110-240-0001
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2006-07
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
7286 / 8590
Total Available $1,231,000
Recipient
Amount
See Allocation formula
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Each high school or middle school that offers the IB Program can receive up to $25,000 to cover ongoing costs of professional development required by the program and to help pay for exam fees for economically disadvantged students.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
June 15, 2007
Due Date August 1, 2007
Expected
Notification Date
September 10, 2007

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/ps/ibgen.asp
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Marjorie McConnell
Phone : 916-323-5830
E-mail : mmcconne@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Christine Gordon
Phone : 916-323-5144
E-mail : cgordon@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division
Phone : 916-323-6398
Fax : 916-323-2817

Last Modified: January 9, 2008

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