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Reader Services for Legally Blind Teachers (Flexible Funds)

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 Reader Services for Legally Blind Teachers Program providing reimbursement to local educational agencies for providing readers to blind teachers.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
All local educational agencies (LEAs) that received funding in 2007-08 are eligible for funds.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Not applicable
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
Not applicable
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
Education Code Section 42605; Budget Item 6110-193-0001(3)
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2009-10
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
0000 / 8590
Total Available $321,000
Recipient
Amount
For fy 09-10, LEAs will receive approx. the same amount they received for fy 08-09, less approx 5.6%
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Funding for this program from fiscal years 2008-09 through 2012-13 will be based on 2007-08 funding levels. LEAs will receive the same percentage of the available funding that they received of the funding allocated for 2007-08.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected
Notification Date
Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/
Flexibility http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fr/eb/yr09budgetacts.asp
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/rslbt09result.asp
Other The funding for this program is now flexible pursuant to Education Code Section 42605. 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 Tonya Holmes
Phone : 916-323-6028
E-mail : tholmes@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Tonya Holmes
Phone : 916-323-6028
E-mail : tholmes@cde.ca.gov
Division School Fiscal Services Division
Phone : 916-327-0538
Fax : 916-327-4873

Last Modified: January 29, 2014

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