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International Baccalaureate

Note: Much of the information provided below is outdated.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

International Baccalaureate (IB) provides funding to participating public high schools and middle schools that offer the IB Program. Funding can be used to cover ongoing costs of professional development required by the program and subsidize fees for exams for eligible students.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Public high schools and middle schools that offer the IB Diploma Program and the IB Middle Years Program are eligible. High schools that have the highest level of students from low-income families and high schools that have been awarded affiliate status from the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) are given priority.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
If funds are insufficient to fully fund all grants authorized, annual grants must first be allocated to those schools that were funded in the prior year and in the amount of the prior year's grant.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
California Education Code sections 52920-52922
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2008-09
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
7286 / 8590
Total Available $1,077,000
Recipient
Amount
See Allocation formula
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Each high school or middle school that offers the IB program can receive up to $25,000 to cover ongoing costs of professional development required by the program.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected
Notification Date
November 17, 2008

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/ps/ibgen.asp
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r17/ib08result.asp
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Marjorie McConnell
Phone : 916-323-5634
E-mail : mmcconne@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Maria Romo
Phone : 916-324-5144
E-mail : mromo@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division
Phone : 916-323-6398
Fax : 916-323-2817

Last Modified: July 21, 2009

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