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California Partnership Academies Program

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


Funding Description

This is annual funding for the currently operating CPA programs included in the State Budget. The CPAs are effective school/district/business partnerships, providing integrated academic and career technical instruction to students who are at risk of dropping out of school or who are not motivated by traditional curricula. The CPA model, a school-within-a-school for students in the tenth through the twelfth grades, establishes viable partnerships with either the business community or the public sector, or both. Emphasis is placed on student achievement, attendance, and program accountability.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria This is annual funding for current operational CPA programs included in the State Budget. The CPA model is mandated per Education Code sections 54690-54696. They are effective school/district/business partnerships, providing integrated academic and career technical instruction to students who are at risk of dropping out of school or who are not motivated by traditional curricula. The CPA model is a school-within-a-school for students in the tenth through the twelfth grades. Emphasis is placed on student achievement, attendance, and program accountability.
Other Eligibility Considerations Existing: In order to receive funding, CPAs must submit a Letter of Intent, committing funds to the model mandated in Education Code sections 54690-54696. Each academy must also submit the 2009-10 Proposed Budget. These documents are due by June 30, 2009.
Eligible Grade Level(s) 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority California Education Code sections 54690-54696
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2009-10
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7220 / 6385
Total Available $18,829,000
Recipient Amount $15,000 to $69,120
Match Requirement Yes
Allocation Formula Allocation is based on the number of qualifying student enrollment ($768 per student X # of students to qualify, grades 10-12). The California Partnership Academies funding was reduced lowering the per pupil amount 2009 Budget Act as amended by Assembly Bill X4 1, Section 12142.

Important Dates

Date Application Available May 30, 2009
Due Date June 30, 2009
Expected Notification Date October 1, 2009

Additional Information

Application California Partnership Academies (CPA) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp]
Background California Partnership Academies (CPA) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp]
Fiscal California Partnership Academies (CPA) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp]
Other For information about CPA RFA Technical Assistance workshops go to: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp Other: California Partnership Academies Conference details. Check the California Department of Education’s Web site for more information. http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp

Contacts

Program Jerry Winthrop, Consultant, 916-319-0457, jwinthrop@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Machelle Martin, Associate Government Programs Analyst, 916-319-0473, mamartin@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-319-0893 (phone), 916-319-0168 (fax)
Last Modified: May 10, 2011

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