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School Safety & Violence Prevention Act

Note: Much of the information provided below is outdated.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.

The Carl Washington School Safety and Violence Prevention Act, established in 1999 by Assembly Bill 1113 and Assembly Bill 658, is a state categorical program contained in the Consolidated Application. It awards funding to school districts and county offices of education (local educational agencies). The intent is to establish programs and strategies that emphasize violence prevention among children and youth in public schools. Funds may be used for personnel, materials, strategies or programs that materially contribute to meeting the goals and objectives of current law preventing violence among students.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
(1) School districts and county offices of education serving pupils in any of grades eight through twelve, inclusive
(2) Prior-year CBEDS enrollment in grades eight through twelve
(3) Completion of the Consolidated Application Part I
(4) Submittal of School Safety and Violence Prevention expenditures reported on the Consolidated Application Part II
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Not applicable
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
Education Code sections 32228 32228.5; Budget Item 6110-228-0001
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2008-09
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
6405 / 8590
Total Available $84,646,000
Recipient
Amount
Unavailable
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula The total funds available for the 2007-08 program was $100,553,000. Of this amount, $38,720,000 is deferred from 2007-08 to 2008-09. Deferred funds were released in July 2008. The total funds available for the 2008-09 program is $84,646,000. Of this amount, $38,720,000 is deferred from 2008-09 to 2009-10.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected
Notification Date
Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Consolidated Applicationhttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/co/
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/ssvp08result.asp
Other Although funds are determined by enrollment in grades eight through twelve, funds may be used for Violence Prevention programs serving students in grades kindergarten through twelve.

Contacts

Program Stephanie Papas
Phone : 916-445-8441
E-mail : spapas@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Shannon Reel
Phone : 916-319-0323
E-mail : sreel@cde.ca.gov
Division Coordinated Student Support
Phone : 916-319-0920
Fax : 916-319-0218

Last Modified: September 22, 2014

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