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Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Test Fee Reimbursement

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


Funding Description

The Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) Test Fee Reimbursement Program removes the financial barriers that prevent many low-income students in comprehensive high schools from taking the AP and IB course tests. Funding supports the payment of AP and IB test fees for eligible students. The request for applications has important information and forms, but the online application will not be available until May 1, 2010.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Low-income students who are enrolled in an AP class and plan to take the end-of-course AP exam are eligible to participate in the program. Upon teacher recommendation, a low-income student who has previously taken an AP/IB class but not the exam may also be eligible to participate.
Other Eligibility Considerations Local educational agencies (LEAs) must document the income eligibility of students participating in the program and maintain documentation of need at the school or LEA site for five years.
Eligible Grade Level(s) 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority Budget Item 6110-240-0890
Source / Type Federal / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2009-10
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 0000 / 8290
Total Available $3,670,000
Recipient Amount See Allocation Formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula LEAs will be reimbursed $51 for each AP exam, $87 for each IB exam and $130 for IB registration for students whose family income does not exceed 185 percent of the poverty income level.

Important Dates

Date Application Available January 10, 2010
Due Date June 30, 2010
Expected Notification Date November 1, 2010

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Advanced Placement [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/ps/apgen.asp]
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsRes-09 APTFR (Federal)  [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/aptfr09fresult.asp]
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Carolyn Hamilton, 916-323-5765, chamilton@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Tonika Washington, 916-445-1710, twashington@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-323-6398 (phone), 916-323-2817 (fax)
Last Modified: July 13, 2012

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