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Pupil Retention Block Grant (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 Pupil Retention Block Grant (PRBG) which combined funding from the following programs targeting pupils who require additional assistance to succeed in school: Elementary School Intensive Reading, Intensive Algebra Instruction Academies, Continuation High School Foundation, High Risk Youth Education and Public Safety, Tenth Grade Counseling, District Opportunity Classes, Dropout Prevention and Recovery, Early Intervention for School Success, and At-Risk Youth for Los Angeles Unified School District. Funding may be used for any purpose authorized by the programs as they existed prior to inclusion in the block grant.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Local educational agencies (LEAs) that received funding in 2008-09 are eligible for funds.
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 SBX3 4 (Chapter 12, Statutes of 2009) Section 15, Education Code Section 42605; Budget Item 6110-243-0001, and Chapter 757, Statutes of 2008.
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2009-10
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 0000 / 8590
Total Available $76,684,000
Recipient Amount See allocation formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Funding for this program from fiscal years 2009-10 through 2012-13 will be based on 2008-09 funding levels. LEAs will receive the same percentage of the available funding that they received of the funding allocated in 2008-09.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date October 31, 2009

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Categorical Index Page [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/]
Fiscal Categorical Index Page [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/]
Flexibility Action on the 2008 and 2009 Budget Acts
Funding ResultsRes-09: PRBG [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/prbg09result.asp]
Other The funding for this program is now unrestricted pursuant to SBX3 4 Section 15, Education Code Section 42605, enacted in February 2009. 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 education purposes and/or other categorical programs.

Contacts

Program Julie Klein Briggs, 916-323-6191, jbriggs@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Julie Klein Briggs, 916-323-6191, jbriggs@cde.ca.gov
Division School Fiscal Services Division, 916-327-0538 (phone), 916-327-4873 (fax)
Last Modified: February 3, 2014

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