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Specialized Secondary Programs (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.

Before 2008-09, the funds were restricted to the Specialized Secondary program (SSP), which provided funds for the establishment and continuation of advanced, specialized programs in California high schools. Funds were used to annually fund new planning or implementation grants, and for demonstration grants to showcase fully developed SSPs. Funds were also apportioned to SSP recipients that worked in conjunction with the CSU system before 1991-1992.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Local educational agencies (LEAs) that received funding in 2008-09 are eligible for funds.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority SBX3 4 (Chapter 12, Statutes of 2009) Section 15, Education Code Section 42605; Budget Item 6110-122-0001.
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2009-10
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 0000 / 8590
Total Available $4,891,000
Recipient Amount For 09-10, LEAs will receive approx. the same amount they received for 08-09, less approx. 5.3%.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Funding for this program from fiscal years 2009-10 through 2012-13 will be based on 2008-09 funding levels. LEAs will receive the same percentage of the available funding that they received of the funding allocated in 2008-09.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Categorical Index Page [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/]
Flexibility Action on the 2008 and 2009 Budget Acts
Funding ResultsRes-09: SSP [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/ssp09result.asp]
Other The funding for this program is now unrestricted pursuant to SBX3 4 Section 15, Education Code Section 42605, enacted in February 2009. LEAs may utilize all of their program funds to provide services for the program or they may use all or part of their program funds for other educational purposes and/or other categorical programs.

Contacts

Program Janice Huarte, 916-322-9128, jhuarte@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Janice Huarte, 916-322-9128, jhuarte@cde.ca.gov
Division School Fiscal Services Division, 916-327-0538 (phone), 916-327-4873 (fax)
Last Modified: November 16, 2009

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