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Title III LEP Students

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


Funding Description

Formula subgrants are made available to eligible local educational agencies (LEAs) to provide supplementary programs and services to limited-English-proficient (LEP) students (known as English learners in California). The purpose of the subgrants is to assist LEP students to acquire English and achieve grade-level and graduation standards.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria An LEA that reported the enrollment of one or more LEP students on the R-30, Language Census Report, spring 2006, is eligible to apply.
Other Eligibility Considerations LEAs scheduled to receive a formula subgrant of less than $10,000 must apply as a member of a consortium. LEAs scheduled to receive a subgrant of more than $10,000 may apply directly via the Consolidated Application.
Eligible Grade Level(s) K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, & 21

Funding

Legal Authority Budget Item 6110-125-0890(3)
Source / Type Federal / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2007-08
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 4203 / 8290
Total Available $136,603,605
Recipient Amount $95 per eligible student
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Funds are allocated according to a formula based on the spring 2006, R-30 Language Census data submitted by each LEA (school district, county office of education, and direct-funded charter school)

Important Dates

Date Application Available July 1, 2007
Due Date September 30, 2009
Expected Notification Date October 31, 2009

Additional Information

Application RFA-07: Title III LEP Students RFA [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r22/lep07rfa.asp]
Background Title III Language Instruction for LEP Students [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/el/t3/lep.asp]
Fiscal NCLB Title III, Immigrant and LEP Programs [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/nclbtitleIII.asp]
Other LEAs eligible for direct funding are asked to accept or decline funds via Part I of the Consolidated Application by June 30, 2007. LEAs that are required to apply as a member of a consortium must submit an application to the Language Policy and Leadership Office. Consortium applications are due on or before May 30,2007. LEAs that fail to respond by the deadline cannot be guaranteed funding for 2007-08.

Contacts

Program Michele Anberg-Espinosa, 916-323-4872, manbergespinosa@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Geoffery Ndirangu, 916-319-5831, gndirang@cde.ca.gov
Division Professional Learning Support Division, 916-319-0845 (phone), 916-319-0138 (fax)
Last Modified: September 25, 2009

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