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Supplemental Educational Services (SES)

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

Funding Description

Supplemental education services (SES) are academic tutoring services for eligible students and focused on English-language arts and mathematics. The SES providers are entities approved by the State Board of Education (SBE) to work with designated LEAs receiving Title I Part A funds. Parents of eligible students select the SES provider to tutor students to achieve grade-level proficiency in math and English-language arts.


Eligible Applicants Institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Prospective applicants must have a “demonstrated record of effectiveness in increasing the academic proficiency of students” as defined in Section 13075.1 (d) of the California Title 5 Regulations for the SES program. In addition, applicants must meet the quality requirements specified in Section 13075.2 of the regulations. The regulations are posted on the CDE Web site at
Other Eligibility Considerations The applicant organizations, in order to be SBE-approved providers of supplemental educational services, shall provide research-based tutoring services that are designed and implemented to assist each eligible student to reach proficiency with mathematics and/or English-language arts state content standards, are consistent with the state-approved instructional materials adopted by the Local Educational Agency (LEA), and are assessed with valid and reliable assessment(s).
Eligible Grade Level(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Public Law 107-110, NCLB Section116(e)(12)(c); Budget Item 6110-136-0890(1), Title I, Section 1116(e)
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2008-09
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3010 / 8290
Total Available $157,000,000
Recipient Amount Dependent on MOU
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula The SBE-approved SES provider will receive a per-pupil amount based on an agreement established between the provider and the eligible LEA(s) listed in the approved application.

Important Dates

Date Application Available February 8, 2008
Due Date March 11, 2008
Expected Notification Date May 12, 2008

Additional Information

Application Request for Applications []
Background Supplemental Educational Services []
Fiscal Unavailable
Other The applicant organization shall submit an electronic copy of the completed “SES provider profile” (Section II of the RFA) as an attachment to an e-mail to The signed version of SES provider profile shall be used as the cover section to the completed application package (three sets, one with original signatures on required documents) for delivery to CDE by March 11, 2008, 5 p.m. PST.


Program Title I Policy and Accountability Office, 916-319-0854,
Fiscal Title I Policy and Accountability Office, 916-319-0854,
Division Improvement & Accountability Division, 916-319-0854 (phone), 916-319-0151 (fax)
Last Modified: February 11, 2008
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