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California English Language Development Test (CELDT) Apportionment

Funding is provided to reimburse districts and charter schools the costs associated with administering the California English Language Development Test (CELDT). The CELDT is a criterion-referenced examination and is aligned to the California academic content standards in English-language development adopted by the State Board of Education. Approximately 1,060 local educational agencies (LEAs) administer the CELDT during various testing periods.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Local educational agencies that administer the CELDT.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Not applicable
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
Not applicable
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
Education Code sections 313 (enacted by Chapter 1 of the Statutes of 1999 (Senate Bill 638)), 60810, 60811, and 60812 (enacted by Chapter 7 of the Statutes of 1997 (Assembly Bill 748)); Budget Item 6110-113-0001, Schedule 3, Provision 3; Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 11511
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2006-07
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
0000 / 8590
Total Available $9,812,912
Recipient
Amount
Unavailable
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula $5.00 per student tested.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected
Notification Date
May 15, 2008

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/el/
Fiscal Unavailable
Other The apportionment payment includes district and/or charter schools that have signed and submitted an apportionment report and certification postmarked by December 31. The CELDT Apportionment Report and Certification is mailed to school districts/charter schools by November 15 each year with a deadline to be returned to CDE by December 31.

Contacts

Program Lily Roberts
Phone : 916-319-0569
E-mail : lroberts@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Kerri Wong
Phone : 916-319-0333
E-mail : kewong@cde.ca.gov
Division Assessment Development & Administration Division
Phone : 916-319-0784
Fax : 916-319-0967

Last Modified: May 5, 2008

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Sacramento, CA 95814

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