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Oral Health Assessment (Flexible Funds)

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.

Local educational agencies are eligible for reimbursement of costs associated with requirements related to oral health assessments for public school students enrolled in kindergarten (or first grade if student was not previously enrolled in public school kindergarten). The students must present proof by May 31 of having received an oral health assessment by a licensed dentist or other licensed or registered dental health professional within 12 months of enrollment.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Public schools must (1) notify parents or legal guardians of the assessment requirement; (2) collect proper assessment forms from parents; and (3) submit completed forms to local school district by May 31 of each year. Districts must submit a report with specified information, including compliance rates, to their county office of education by December 31 of each year. County offices of education must maintain the data and release it upon request.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Not applicable
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
K, 1
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
California Education Code Section 49452.8; Budget Item 6110-268-0001
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2009-10
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
0000 / 8590
Total Available Unavailable
Recipient
Amount
Unavailable
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected
Notification Date
Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/he/hn/
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/
Flexibility http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fr/eb/yr09budgetacts.asp
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/oralhealth09result.asp
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Donna Bezdecheck
Phone : 916-319-0283
E-mail : dbezdecheck@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Refer to the Fiscal Contacts above.
Phone :
E-mail :
Division Coordinated Student Support & Adult Education
Phone : 916-324-4537
Fax : 916-445-7367

Last Modified: December 9, 2010

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Sacramento, CA 95814

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