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Community-Based English Tutoring

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

Funding Description

Note: Much of the information provided below is outdated. Funding for this program is now unrestricted pursuant to SBX3 4 (Chapter 12, Statutes of 2009), enacted in February 2009. For additional information, please refer to the Action on 2008 and 2009 Budget Acts Web page.

Community-Based English Tutoring (CBET) supports free or subsidized English language instruction to parents or other community members who pledge to provide English language tutoring to California school children with limited English proficiency. The funds may be used for direct program services, community notification processes, transportation services, and background checks related to the tutoring program.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria One or more English learners on the Spring 2008 Language Census Report (R30-LC).
Other Eligibility Considerations All LEAs that wish to participate in the CBET program for 2008-09, including those LEAs that are currently funded, are required to complete and return an application form.
Eligible Grade Level(s) K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority California Education Code sections 315-317; California Code of Regulations, Title 5, sections 11315, 11315.5 and 11315.6; Budget Item 6110-227-0001
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2008-09
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6285 / 8590
Total Available $42,310,000
Recipient Amount $28.63 per English learner
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Funding is allocated according to a formula based on the most recent annual Language Census Report (R30-LC). The appropriated funds will be prorated according to the number of EL students enrolled in the participating LEAs.

Important Dates

Date Application Available February 15, 2008
Due Date May 30, 2008
Expected Notification Date October 24, 2008

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Community-Based English Tutoring []
Funding ResultsRes-08: Community-Based English Tutoring []
Other Unavailable


Program Julie Klein Briggs, 916-323-6191,
Fiscal Julie Klein Briggs, 916-323-6191,
Division School Fiscal Services Division, 916-327-0538 (phone), 916-327-4873 (fax)
Last Modified: February 3, 2014
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