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International Baccalaureate (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.

International Baccalaureate (IB) provides funding to participating public high schools and middle schools that offer the IB Program. Funding can be used to cover ongoing costs of professional development required by the program and subsidize fees for exams for eligible students.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Public high schools and middle schools that offer the IB Diploma Program and the IB Middle Years Program are eligible. High schools that have the highest level of students from low-income families and high schools that are authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IB) are given priority.
Other Eligibility Considerations If funds are insufficient to fully fund all grants authorized, annual grants must first be allocated to those schools that were funded in the prior year and in the amount of the prior year's grant.
Eligible Grade Level(s) 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority California Education Code sections 52920-52922
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2009-10
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7286 / 8590
Total Available $1,017,000
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 International Baccalaureate Program []
Fiscal Unavailable
Flexibility Action on the 2008 and 2009 Budget Acts
Funding ResultsRes-09: IB []
Other Unavailable


Program Marjorie McConnell, 916-323-5830,
Fiscal Maria Romo, 916-324-5634,
Division P-16 Division, 916-323-6398 (phone), 916-323-2817 (fax)
Last Modified: October 5, 2009

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