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California Partnership Academies Program

This is annual funding for the currently operating CPA programs included in the State Budget. The CPAs are effective school/district/business partnerships, providing integrated academic and career technical instruction to students who are at risk of dropping out of school or who are not motivated by traditional curricula. The CPA model, a school-within-a-school for students in the tenth through the twelfth grades, establishes viable partnerships with either the business community or the public sector, or both. Emphasis is placed on student achievement, attendance, and program accountability.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
This is annual funding for current operational CPA programs included in the State Budget. The CPA model is mandated per California Education Code sections 5469054696. They are effective school/district/business partnerships, providing integrated academic and career technical instruction to students who are at risk of dropping out of school or who are not motivated by traditional curricula. The CPA model is a school-within-a-school for students in the tenth through the twelfth grades. Emphasis is placed on student achievement, attendance, and program accountability.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Existing: In order to receive funding, CPAs must submit a Letter of Intent, committing funds to the model mandated in California Education Code sections 5469054696. Each academy must also submit with the Letter of Intent, the 201011 Proposed Budget. These documents are due by June 30, 2010.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
10, 11, 12
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
California Education Code sections 5469054696
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2010-11
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
7220 / 8590
Total Available $18,836,000
Recipient
Amount
Based on allocation formula
Match
Requirement
Yes
Allocation Formula Allocation is based on the number of qualifying student enrollment ($786 per student X # of students to qualify, grades ten through twelve). The California Partnership Academies funding was reduced per SBx3 4 (budget flexibility, Tier II) lowering the per pupil amount from $900.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
June 30, 2010
Due Date Unavailable
Expected
Notification Date
October 1, 2010

Additional Information

Application http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r17/cpa10result.asp
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Jerry Winthrop, Consultant
Phone : 916-319-0457
E-mail : jwinthrop@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Machelle Martin
Phone : 916-319-0473
E-mail : mamartin@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division
Phone : 916-319-0893
Fax : 916-319-0168

Last Modified: May 10, 2011

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