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Refugee School Impact Grant

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

The Refugee School Impact Grant was awarded to the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) by the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services. Funds are made available to the California Departmnet of Education through an interagency agreement with the CDSS. The grant is designed to help refugee students perform at grade level and was available to local educational agencies (LEAs) within specific counties. Through the subgrants, LEAs provide intensive and innovative educational programs designed to help refugee children improve their English fluency and make progress toward grade-level proficiency. Such programs may include English as a second language instruction; after-school tutorials, activities, and clubs; cognitive enrichment programs; parental outreach programs; and interpreter services. The subgrants may be used for teacher salaries and bilingual and bicultural counselors.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Not applicable
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Not applicable
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
Interagency contract with the California Department of Social Services
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2008-09
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
4216 / 8290
Total Available $1,649,000
Recipient
Amount
164900
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
July 10, 2008
Due Date August 8, 2008
Expected
Notification Date
November 2, 2008

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/el/er/refstu06intro.asp
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Lilia Sanchez
Phone : 916-319-0265
E-mail : lsanchez@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal James Shields
Phone : 916-319-0267
E-mail : jshields@cde.ca.gov
Division Language Learner & Support Division
Phone : 916-319-0845
Fax : 916-319-0138

Last Modified: May 6, 2009

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Sacramento, CA 95814

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