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Title III Immigrant Education

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

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 http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r22/imm08rfa.asp
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/el/t3/immigrant.asp
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/nclbtitleIII.asp
Funding Resultshttp://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
Phone : 916-323-4872
E-mail : MAnbergEspinosa@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Jim Shields
Phone : 916-319-0267
E-mail : jshields@cde.ca.gov
Division Professional Learning Support Division
Phone : 916-319-0845
Fax : 916-319-0138

Last Modified: October 4, 2011

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Sacramento, CA 95814

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