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Title III Immigrant Education

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


Funding Description

Formula subgrants are made available to eligible local educational agencies (LEAs) to provide supplementary programs and services to eligible immigrant students. The purpose of the subgrants is to assist immigrant students to acquire English and achieve grade-level and graduation standards.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria LEAs that experienced a 5 percent or greater growth in the enrollment of eligible immigrant students in 2007 as compared to the average of the eligible immigrant enrollments of 2005 and 2006 are eligible to apply.
Other Eligibility Considerations LEAs scheduled for a formula subgrant of $10,000 or more may apply via the Consolidated Application (ConApp). LEAs scheduled for a subgrant of less than $10,000 must apply as a member of a consortium. The total funding of the consortium members must equal $10,000 or more.
Eligible Grade Level(s) K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, & 21

Funding

Legal Authority No Child Left Behind, Title III; Budget Item 6110-125-0890(3)
Source / Type Federal / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2008-09
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 4201 / 8290
Total Available $24,141,020
Recipient Amount $95.00 per eligible student
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Funds are allocated according to a formula based on the March 2007 Student National Origin Report (SNOR) data submitted by each LEA (school district, county office of education, and direct-funded charter school).

Important Dates

Date Application Available June 18, 2008
Due Date June 30, 2008
Expected Notification Date October 31, 2008

Additional Information

Application Title III Immigrant Education [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r22/imm08rfa.asp]
Background Title III Immigrant Education Program [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/el/t3/immigrant.asp]
Fiscal NCLB Title III, Immigrant and LEP Programs [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/nclbtitleIII.asp]
Funding ResultsRes-08: Title III, Immigrant Children [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/imm08result.asp]
Other LEAs eligible for direct funding are asked to accept or decline funds via Part I of the Consolidated Application by June 30, 2008. LEAs that are required to apply as a member of a consortium must submit an application to the Language Policy and Leadership Office. Consortium applications are due on or before August 29, 2008. LEAs that fail to respond by the deadline cannot be guaranteed funding for 2008-09.

Contacts

Program Michele Anberg-Espinosa, 916-323-4872, MAnbergEspinosa@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Jim Shields, 916-319-0267, jshields@cde.ca.gov
Division Professional Learning Support Division, 916-319-0845 (phone), 916-319-0138 (fax)
Last Modified: October 4, 2011

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