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Reader Services for Legally Blind Teachers (Flexible Funds)

Funding Description

Funding for this program is unrestricted pursuant to SBX3 4 (Chapter 12, Statutes of 2009), enacted February 2009. For additional information, please refer to the Action on 2008 and 2009 Budget Acts Web page.

Before 2008-09, the funds were restricted to the Reader Services for Legally Blind Teachers Program providing readers to blind teachers.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria All local educational agencies (LEAs) that received funding in 2007-08 are eligible for funds.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Education Code Section 42605; Budget Item 6110-193-0001(3)
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2008-09
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 0000 / 8590
Total Available $340,173
Recipient Amount For fy 08-09,LEAs will receive approx. the same amount they received for fy 07-08, less approx.18.6%
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Funding for this program from fiscal years 2008-09 through 2012-13 will be based on 2007-08 funding levels. LEAs will receive the same percentage of the available funding that they received of the funding allocated for 2007-08.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Flexibility Action on the 2008 and 2009 Budget Acts
Funding ResultsRes-08: RSLBT []
Other The funding for this program is now flexible pursuant to Education Code Section 42605. LEAs may utilize all of their program funds to provide services for the program or they may use all or part of their program funds for other educational purposes and/or other categorical programs.


Program Tonya Holmes, 916-323-6028,
Fiscal Tonya Holmes, 916-323-6028,
Division School Fiscal Services Division, 916-327-0538 (phone), 916-327-4873 (fax)
Last Modified: April 22, 2013

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