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Statewide System of School Support

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

Funding Description

The Regional System of District and School Support (RSDSS) is a component of California's Statewide System of School Support (S4), which was established to meet state and federal requirements for a support system that would increase the opportunity for all students to meet academic content and achievement standards. The statewide system consists of regional consortia, which may include county offices of education and school districts, aligned to the 11 regions established by the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA). Funding supports one RSDSS office per region.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Only the eleven previously identified RSDSS offices located in the designated regional lead county offices of education are eligible to apply. Funds are reserved for these established RSDSS offices.
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


Legal Authority Education Code Section 52059
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2009-10
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3020 / 8290
Total Available $10,000,000
Recipient Amount See Allocation Formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Funding will be allocated according to the following factors: (1) a base amount per region; (2) number of Title I schools;(3) pupil enrollment in those schools as determined by the California Basic Educational Data System (CBEDS) data; and (4) the number of school districts in each region that have been identified as being in need of improvement pursuant to Section 6316 of Title 20 of the United States Code.

Important Dates

Date Application Available June 8, 2009
Due Date October 9, 2009
Expected Notification Date October 26, 2009

Additional Information

Application RFA: RSDSS (CA Dept. of Education) []
Background Statewide System of School Support (S4) []
Fiscal Statewide System of School Support Program (S4) []
Other Lou Ann Harada,, 916-319-0299, is the fiscal contact for Regions 1-11.


Program Janice Morrison, 916-319-0259,
Fiscal Lou Ann Harada, 916-319-0299,
Division Improvement & Accountability Division, 916-319-0833 (phone), 916-319-0123 (fax)
Last Modified: February 27, 2014

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