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Class Size Reduction - Grade Nine

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

The Morgan-Hart Class Size Reduction Program allocates funds to school districts for participating high schools to reduce class size in grade nine English and one other course required for graduation (either mathematics, science, or social studies). Districts may also serve grades ten, eleven, or twelve if they have continuously implemented the program since 1998.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Grade nine English and the second grade nine course designated to participate in the program must count toward the completion of graduation requirements in Education Code Section 51225.3 (a)(1) (A), (B), (C), or (D). All of the participating classes in each participating school on the average can have no more than 20 students per certificated teacher and no more than 22 students in any participating class.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Special Education students enrolled in special day classes on a full-time basis are excluded from enrollment counts. Students enrolled in necessary small schools that receive funding pursuant to Article 4 (commencing with Section 42280) of Chapter 7 of Part 24 of the Education Code are excluded. Implementation of this program must not adversely affect existing class size in courses not included in class size reduction.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
Education Code Sections 52080-52090, Budget Item 6110-232-0001
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2007-08
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
1200 / 8435
Total Available $106,621,000
Recipient
Amount
See Allocation Formula
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula $213.00 per student per course, to a maximum of two times the CBEDS ninth grade enrollment if two courses are implemented.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
September 5, 2007
Due Date September 28, 2007
Expected
Notification Date
Unavailable

Additional Information

Application http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r17/hartcsr07rfa.asp
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/cs/mh/index.asp
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/mhcsr9thgrade.asp
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/mhcsr07result.asp
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Jerry Winthrop
Phone : 916-319-0457
E-mail : jwinthrop@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Janet Finley
Phone : 916-323-5091
E-mail : jfinley@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division
Phone : 916-319-0893
Fax :

Last Modified: October 20, 2014

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