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English Language Acquisition Program

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

Funding Description

The English Language Acquisition Program (ELAP) provides funds to assist pupils in grades four through eight to learn English as efficiently and as quickly as possible, as well as progress academically to meet grade-level standards, promotion, and graduation requirements.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria One or more English learners in grades four through eight reported on the most recent Language Census (R-30LC).
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Education Code sections 400-410, Budget Item 6110-125-0001
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2009-10
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6286 / 8590
Total Available $50,549,000
Recipient Amount $104.62 per English learner in grades four through eight
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available February 23, 2009
Due Date May 1, 2009
Expected Notification Date September 4, 2009

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal English Language Acquisition Program  []
Funding ResultsRes-09: English Language Acquisition []
Other This award is contingent on an appropriation specifically for this purpose in the annual Budget Act.


Program Mark Klinesteker, 916-319-0420,
Fiscal Ross Valentine, 916-327-4405,
Division School Fiscal Services Division, 916-323-8068 (phone), 916-327-4873 (fax)
Last Modified: January 4, 2011

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