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Arts and Music Block Grant

Note: Much of the information provided below is outdated.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

Funding supports the implementation of sequential standards-aligned visual and performing arts instruction in kindergarten and grades one through twelve, inclusive, for instructional programs operated by school districts, direct-funded charter schools, and county offices of education. It may also be used for hiring of additional staff and for ongoing support of staff hired under the program, purchase of new or used materials, books, supplies and equipment, and implementing or increasing staff development opportunities to support standards-aligned arts and music instruction in grades K-12.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
As a condition of receipt of funds, the governing board of each school district shall provide a summary report to be submitted to California Department of Education no later February 2, 2009. The report will explain how the funds were expended or are proposed to be expended, the number of students, and the grade levels served.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Not applicable
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
Assembly Bill 88; Budget Item 6110-265-0001, 2 (b)
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2008-09
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
6760 / 8590
Total Available $109,757,000
Recipient
Amount
See Allocation Formula
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Funding shall be allocated on an equal amount per pupil basis with a minimum of $2,228 allocated for school sites with 20 or less students and a minimum of $3,564 allocated for school sites with more than 20 students based on 2008 California Basic Educational Data System (CBEDS) enrollment in grades K-12.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected
Notification Date
December 19, 2008

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/pd/ca/vp/index.asp
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/artmusic08result.asp
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Unavailable
Phone :
E-mail :
Fiscal Thi Huynh
Phone : 916-324-4555
E-mail : thuynh@cde.ca.gov
Division Professional Learning Support Division
Phone : 916-323-6444
Fax : 916-323-2807

Last Modified: March 4, 2011

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